Search is on for source of US Gulf of Mexico oil sheen

SHELL SURE: Royal Dutch Shell is confident a 10-mile oil sheen spotted in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast didn't originate from its operations in the area. Shell says it found no sign of leaks and ruled out any well-control issues.UNDER CONTROL? Shell estimates the sheen at six barrels...

Search is on for source of US Gulf of Mexico oil sheen

The US Coast Guard and oil company experts on Thursday used aircraft and undersea probes to monitor and search for the source of a 10-mile long oil sheen in the Gulf of Mexico.

Thu 12 Apr 12 from Phys.org

Seep confirmed; may be source of dissipating sheen

A federal agency says it has confirmed a natural seep of oil from the Gulf of Mexico near where a large oil sheen was spotted last week.The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said ...

Tue 17 Apr 12 from R&D Mag

Summary Box: Shell says slick not from its wells

SHELL SURE: Royal Dutch Shell is confident a 10-mile oil sheen spotted in the Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast didn't originate from its operations in the area. Shell says it found no ...

Thu 12 Apr 12 from R&D Mag

Shell shares fall after Gulf oil sheen spotted

Shares in Royal Dutch Shell PLC have fallen more than 4 percent in European trading after the company said a "light sheen" of oil had been seen in the general area of two of its production facilities.The ...

Thu 12 Apr 12 from R&D Mag

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