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The oil giant BP said Wednesday in its internal report that a series of failures involving a number of companies ultimately led to the huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

An offshore oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, west of the site of the April blast that caused the massive oil spill.

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — BP claimed a key victory Wednesday in its effort to plug its blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico while the government said the vast majority of oil from the worst offshore spill in U.S. history was already gone.

From Blackvoices.com: Soon after a BP wellhead exploded in the Gulf of Mexico spewing a jillion gallons in to the waters off the coast of Louisiana, the British company started the business of cleaning up the worst oil spill United States’ history.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Crews were working Tuesday to contain and clean up more than 800,000 gallons of oil that poured into a creek and flowed into the Kalamazoo River in southern Michigan, coating birds and fish.

From Marketwatch.com: BP’s new chief executive, Robert Dudley, is an industry veteran with wide-ranging qualifications, but it was his American passport as much as his in-depth knowledge of Russia and his green credentials that sealed the deal for the board.

From NYDailyNews.com: BP may have sent its disgraced CEO packing to Russia, but the oil giant softened the blow, giving its bumbling executive $1.6 million for his troubles.

From MarketWatch.com: BP Plc said Monday it will debate the fate of embattled Chief Executive Tony Hayward at a board meeting this evening but stressed that no final decision has been made.

NEW ORLEANS — After securing a new, tight-fitting cap on top of the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico, BP prepared Tuesday to begin tests to see if it will hold and stop fresh oil from polluting the waters for the first time in nearly three months.

From CNN: Darryl Willis, from Louisiana, is Vice President for Resources at BP America and is the head of BP Claims Process. He testifies on Capitol Hill and is the face of BP’s TV claims commercials. He is also a member of the African American Environmentalist Association . Mr. Willis said that BP had initially […]