british petroleum

Burning The Oil In The Gulf Of Mexico

Burning The Oil In The Gulf Of Mexico

With BP closing its book on the oil spill disaster, we’re left to repair the damage – and look at Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky’s dramatic photos from the last few months, including the Q4000’s oil flaring. [Burtynsky via DesignBoom]

X Prize Offers $US1m For Oil Clean-Up Solution

X Prize Offers $US1m For Oil Clean-Up Solution

The X Prize Foundation, which spurs scientific and technological innovation with the greatest of incentives – a big pile of money – hopes we’ll have a significantly improved method for cleaning oil by this time next year. The carrot: a cool million.