Mariner Energy Oil Rig Explosion: First Photo

Here's one of the first photos of the Mariner Energy oil rig explosion from earlier today, showing the rig burning in the distance. No one was killed, but authorities report seeing a one-mile long oil sheen near the site. [CultureMap] » 9/02/10 3:30pm 9/02/10 3:30pm

Tropical Storm Heading For BP Oil Spill

The National Hurricane Center thinks a tropical depression near the Bahamas will soon become a tropical storm and collide with the BP oil spill. Perhaps instead of naming it Tropical Storm Bonnie, they should call it Tropical Storm BP? [NHC] » 7/22/10 12:00pm 7/22/10 12:00pm

BP Station Sign Is Beyond Irony

A BP gas station in Ohio wants you to know you're responsible for small spills made when you leave the pump unattended. What about gigantic spills made when ignoring safety warnings? Oh, they're just happy, ignorable accidents. [Flickr via @BigBoxCar] » 6/04/10 2:00pm 6/04/10 2:00pm