US oil spill continues to impact environment
Arabian Business sees the latest developments in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Ships assist in clean up and containment near the source of the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. (Getty Images) Work continues to put a permanent plug on the well which has leaked an estimated three to five million barrels of oil. (Getty Images) BP is continuing to drill a relief well, a project considered the best way to permanently stop the flow of oil into the gulf. (Getty Images) A barricaded beach in Grand Isle, Louisiana. (Getty Images) The oil spill is continuing to wreak economic and environmental damage to the surrounding coastline. (Getty Images) BP reported on Tuesday a record second-quarter loss of $17.2 billion. (Getty Images) BP’s CEO Tony Hayward has resigned and will be replaced by Robert Dudley on October 1, the oil giant confirmed on Tuesday. (Getty Images)