BP Portrait Award Protests

By Marianne Brooker, Theecologist.org -

Entrances to National Portrait Gallery blocked by performance activists, preventing guests from entering the gallery. A group of thirty artists, performers and activists arrived at the National [...]

Greenpeace Activists Halt BP’s North Sea Oil Rig

by Maria Ponnezhath, News.trust.org -

June 9 (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists said on Sunday they halted the progress of an oil rig destined for BP Plc's North Sea exploration programme off the coast of Scotland. The activists [...]

BP And Big Oil Drive Society Over The “Climate Cliff”

By Andy Rowell, Priceofoil.org -

At the end of July, as the American wildfires began to take hold in California, British oil giant BP made its biggest financial deal in nearly twenty years. In retrospect it would have been [...]

Mi’kmaq Chiefs Voice Concern Over BP Drilling Off Nova Scotia Coast

By Alex Cooke, Thestar.com -

HALIFAX—First Nations and environmental activists say they’re “extremely concerned” after drilling fluids were spilled off the coast of Nova Scotia during a BP Canada oil exploration project. The [...]

Security Firm Guarding Dakota Access Pipeline Used Psychological Warfare Tactics

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - G4S, a company hiring security staff to guard the hotly contested Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL), also works to guard oil and gas industry assets in war-torn Iraq, and [...]

Activists Say Regulators Going Too Easy On Chicago-Area BP Refinery

By Kari Lydersen, www.midwestenergynews.com -

By Kari Lydersen for Midwest Energy News - In June, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced proposed fines to be levied against BP in the wake of a March 24, 2014 oil spill into Lake [...]

BP To End Tate Sponsorship After 26 Years

By Nadia Khomami, www.theguardian.com -

By Nadia Khomami for The Guardian - BP is to end its 26-year sponsorship of the Tate next year. The oil firm blamed the “extremely challenging business environment” rather than years of protest [...]

BP Found “Grossly Negligent” In Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

By Susan E. Matthews, www.audubonmagazine.org -

BP is guilty of gross negligence for its role in the disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a federal judge ruled this morning. The company may be forced to pay up to $18 billion in [...]

Man Arrested, Vikings Invade British Museum

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

This article is from our associated project, CreativeResistance.org Around 200 people – many dressed as Vikings – create mobile longship in Great Court of Museum in vocal performance [...]

Sea Shepherd & Ocean Alliance To Document BP Oil Spill

By Sea Shepherd, www.seashepherd.org -

Sea Shepherd & Ocean Alliance Set Sail on “Operation Toxic Gulf 2014”. The Campaign will Document the Long-Term Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Toxic Oil Dispersants on Gulf of [...]

Protesters To Bring Longship Into British Museum

By Creative Resistance, www.creativeresistance.org -

Theatrical protest group the Reclaim Shakespeare Company have announced plans for a mass “Viking invasion” of the British Museum to challenge BP’s sponsorship of the popular Vikings [...]

Study Estimates BP Spill Killed Over 800,000 Birds

By Christina Steube, www.sunherald.com -

Between 600,000 and 800,000 birds have died along the Gulf Coast as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, according to a study to be released this summer by the Marine Ecology [...]

BP: Four Years On, No Restoration in Sight

By Dahr Jamail, www.truth-out.org -

BP's oil continues to take its toll on other areas of the Louisiana marsh, where people living in low-lying coastal communities are having to contemplate moving, hence abandoning their culture [...]