Greg McCormack

Director, Petroleum Extension Service UT

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Director of the Petroleum Extension Service at the University of Texas, which trains people to work in the oil and gas industry. It produces publications on such topics as blowout prevention, drilling and offshore safety.

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BP now claims it’ll stop its undersea oil gusher by sometime next week, but the federal government is demanding more information about the extent of the spill. The oil slick is finally…

The Gulf Oil Spill: From Bad to Worse

BP now claims it’ll stop its undersea oil gusher by sometime next week, but the federal government is demanding more information about the extent of the spill. The oil slick is finally…

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