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BP Oil Spill Dispersant Study Published

We are glad this news is finally public so we have provided a list below of all the news articles surrounding the study published today on the ineffectiveness of Corexit. With this news it only makes sense to investigate other oil spill remediation like our product.

In BP spill, dispersants did not help degrade oil, study says

NOLA.com – ?Nov 11, 2015?
WASHINGTON — The dispersant chemical that was sprayed on the 2010 BP oil spill might not have helped crucial petroleum-munching microbes get rid of the slick, a new study suggests. And that leads to more questions about where much of the Deepwater …

BP oil spill dispersants hindered oil-eating microbes, study says

Christian Science Monitor – ?Nov 11, 2015?
Chemical dispersants used to help breakdown the BP oil spill actually hindered microbes that were helping clean-up the huge slick, says new research. By Beatrice Gitau, Staff November 10, 2015. Save for later Saved. close. PJ Hahn, Coastal Zone Manager …

Oil-Eating Microbes Foiled by Gulf Spill Dispersants

Discovery News – ?Nov 11, 2015?
After the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill released millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, disaster response officials resorted to a desperate measure. They sent aircraft to spray chemical dispersants onto the spreading oil. The idea was to

Chemicals did not help disperse BP’s oil spill, hurt oil-degrading micro

RT – ?Nov 10, 2015?
Chemical dispersants applied from a plane onto the Gulf of Mexico spill removed oil from the water’s surface but did not help fully degrade it, a new study claims. Scientists also found the dispersants hurt useful bacteria that were helping the clean

Study finds dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP Deepwater Horizon spill

Tampabay.com – ?Nov 9, 2015?
A plane sprays dispersant as it passes over an oil skimmer in the Gulf of Mexico near the coast of Louisiana after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill. [Associated Press]. WASHINGTON — The chemical sprayed on the 2010 BP oil spill may not have helped …

Half of oil from BP’s Gulf of Mexico spill ‘may still be on sea floor’

Telegraph.co.uk – ?Nov 9, 2015?
Half of the oil from BP’s Gulf of Mexico spill may still be on the sea floor, a study has suggested, as a chemical used in the clean-up operation may not have helped get rid of the slick. After the 650m litre spill from the Deepwater Horizon, the

Oops! Deepwater Horizon Dispersants Backfired

The Atlantic – ?Nov 9, 2015?
On April 20, 2010, an explosion tore through Deepwater Horizon, an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Over the next three months, the exposed wellhead released some 750 million liters of oil into the Gulf. To cope with the record-breaking volumes of oil

Chemicals used in oil spill cleanup made Gulf disaster worse

Bayoubuzz – ?1 hour ago?
An estimated 4.9 million barrels of oil spilled into the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Afterward, disaster response officials decided to drop chemical dispersants from airplanes over the site. Their hope was that these

Dispersants didn’t help degrade oil spilled by BP’s Deepwater Horizon in 2010

wireless goodness – ?2 hours ago?
The chemical dispersant sprayed on the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill appeared to be successful in removing oil from the water’s surface, but it actually hurt bacteria that were helping clean up, according to a new study which suggests that up to half

Chemical dispersant did not help microbes consume oil spilled by BP

Steelers Lounge (blog) – ?2 hours ago?
So as the oil wasn’t dissipated by the bacteria, Ms Joye said it might still be on the floor of the gulf. After the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010, which spilled 172 million gallons of oil into the Gulf, the chemical dispersant Corexit 9500 was

Study: BP oil still lingering at bottom of Gulf of Mexico

WWL – ?18 hours ago?
Half of the oil from the BP oil spill may still be on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. Those are the findings a new study released by a University of. Loading… Post to Facebook. Study: BP oil still lingering at bottom of Gulf of Mexico Half of the oil

BP Oil Spill Clean Up Was Useless

Bayoubuzz – ?4 hours ago?
A recent study by the University of Georgia reveals that chemical dispersants did not succeed in removing contaminants in the BP oil spill area. Five years ago, the news were laden with the BP oil spill off of the Gulf of Mexico, which led to the

Study reveals BP oil still lingering at bottom of Gulf of Mexico 5 years after

Daily Sabah – ?5 hours ago?
A file picture released by the US Coast Guard on 22 April 2010 shows a fire aboard the mobile offshore oil drilling unit Deepwater Horizon. (AFP Photo). The chemical sprayed on the 2010 BP oil spill may not have helped crucial petroleum-munching

Study Reveals Dispersants Did Not Help Degrade BP Oil Spill, Hurt Oil

Bayoubuzz – ?8 hours ago?
Samantha Joye, a professor of marine sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, studied the oil plumes generated by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout. Researchers lab-simulated the conditions of the spill that released over 172 million …

WLOX Editorial: BP spill is a clear example on what not to do

Bayoubuzz – ?11 hours ago?
Five years after the BP oil spill disaster, new studies suggest half of the 172 million gallons spilled may still be on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. A new study from the University of Georgia says those oil dispersants applied to the oil actually

Study reveals that dispersants did not help oil degrade in BP spill

Pulse Headlines – ?Nov 11, 2015?
Known as the largest marine oil spill in history, the Deepwater Horizon Spill or also referred as the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, killed 11 workers five years ago, and more than 4.9 million barrels of oil were dicharged, damaging marine habitats and

BP Oil Spill Dispersants Not Effective, Research Suggests

STGIST – ?Nov 11, 2015?
Dubbed as the ‘worst environmental disaster’ in the United States — the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, informally called the BP oil spill disaster, in the gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers more than five years ago, and discharged more than 4.9 million

BP’s Dispersant Oil Spill Clean-Up Proven Ineffective

Insight Ticker – ?Nov 11, 2015?
The BP oil spill clean-up has been virtually useless, because chemical dispersants didn’t actually succeed in removing the contaminants, a recent study conducted by experts at the University of Georgia has shown. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater

BP’s Dispersant Was Ineffective against Oil spill

Council Chronicle – ?Nov 11, 2015?
In April 2010, oil tanker Deep Horizon spilled over 650 million liters of oil in the gulf of New Mexico. The outcome of this ecological disaster could not be measured up in simple numbers. After the disaster, in an attempt to counter the toxic

BP Oil Spill Dispersants Didn’t Help

Mirror Daily – ?Nov 11, 2015?
(Mirror Daily, United States)- BP oil spill dispersants didn’t help fully degrade the oil according to a new study published by a team of scientists at the University of Georgia. In fact, results of the study show that the chemical sprayed over the oil

Disperstants used by BP for oil spill didn’t do much

ZME Science – ?Nov 10, 2015?
When British Petroleum (BP) caused the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in April 2010, the environmental damage reached gargantuan proportions. The oil company used dispersants, but the technique was actually counter productive, just creating the …

BP oil spill pay back is making progress

Atmore Advance – ?Nov 10, 2015?
More than five years ago, April 20, 2010, to be exact, life on the Gulf Coast changed, and not for the better. That is the date of the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform explosion that killed 11 people and injured 17. It also resulted in 134 million

Deepwater Horizon: Chemicals Sprayed On The BP Oil Spill did not Help, Half Of

Voice Chronicle – ?Nov 10, 2015?
A recent study has found The chemical sprayed on 2010 BP oil spill did not have helped the crucial petroleum-munching microbes get rid of the slick. And that leads to more questions about where much of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill went. If the new …

Mixing Oil and Water

Santa Barbara Edhat – ?Nov 10, 2015?
When the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, scientists knew the fallout would be far-reaching – both geographically and temporally. What investigators didn’t know until now is that the millions of gallons of

Deepwater Horizon: Chemicals Sprayed On BP Oil Spill Did Not Help, Half Of Oil

Headlines & Global News – ?Nov 10, 2015?
The oil on the surface of the ocean appeared to be getting clearer, but officials failed to properly monitor the microbes and chemicals, according to Samantha Joye, a marine scientist at University of Georgia. (Photo : Twitter Photo Section). The

State Lays Out Broad Plans To Fix The Gulf After The BP Spill

Houston Public Media – ?Nov 10, 2015?
The public hearing will lay out the goals to get the Gulf Coast back to what it looked like before the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010. By: David Pitman , November 10th, 2015 12:45 PM. deepwater responseoil-spill.jpg. Open-water oil burn done in …

Feds complete Natural Resource Damage Assessment: Corexit impacts detailed

Examiner.com – ?Nov 10, 2015?
The Deepwater Horizon disaster occurred more than five years ago, and it seems as long that everyone’s been waiting for details on the Natural Resource Damage Assessment – “NRDA” – even though that’s not quite true. In October, the federal government …

Dispersants fail: Half the spilled BP oil may be on Gulf floor

Big News Network.com – ?Nov 10, 2015?
ATHENS, Ga. — New research suggests a chemical dispersant used in the wake of the BP oil spill failed to help, and may have actually hindered, the cleanup. A study led by researchers at the University of Georgia showed a chemical concoction thought to …

Oil Dispersants Can Suppress Natural Oil-Degrading Microorganisms, New Study Shows

Lab Manager Magazine – ?Nov 10, 2015?
Samantha Joye, a professor of marine sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, studies the oil plumes generated by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon blowout.Photo courtesy of University of GeorgiaAthens, GA. – The use of chemical dispersants …

Oil dispersants can suppress natural oil-degrading microorganisms

domain-B – ?Nov 10, 2015?
The use of chemical dispersants meant to stimulate microbial crude oil degradation can in some cases inhibit the microorganisms that naturally degrade hydrocarbons, according to a new study led by University of Georgia marine scientists. Their findings
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