Energy Blast – Aug 13, 2008

BP says its 90,000-barrels-per-day pipeline, which runs to Supsa on Georgia’s Black Sea coast from Baku in Azerbaijan, has been closed indefinitely as a precautionary measure. The Washington Post says that, precisely, “was one of the aims of the cross-border incursion.” Read a special report on the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) pipeline. The US tomorrow will send a ship on a three-week journey to map the Arctic Ocean floor.