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Bp Oil Spill Claims

Judge Rejects BP's Bid To Remove Gulf Oil Spill Claims Administrator

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green

Nov 10 (Reuters) - BP Plc has failed to persuade a federal judge to oust the administrator overseeing payouts to businesses and individuals claiming...

BP Wants Money Back From Oil Spill Claims

AP | By KEVIN McGILL | Posted 08.27.2014 | Business

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP wants a federal judge to order restitution — plus interest — of what it says are hundreds of millions of dollars in overpa...

No Fraud At BP Claims Center, Internal Probe Reveals

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.26.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — The head of security for the administrator of BP's multibillion-dollar settlement with Gulf Coast residents and businesses says an...

Claims Increase Before BP Appeals Hearing

Reuters | Posted 09.07.2013 | Green

LONDON, July 8 (Reuters) - The number of claims filed against BP Plc's oil spill compensation fund has risen by 18 percent over the last six weeks ...

Gulf Spill Settlement Administrator Fights BP Lawsuit

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2013 | Green

* Patrick Juneau says acted properly, has immunity * BP has called authorized payouts "absurd" By Jonathan Stempel ...

Don't Believe the (BP) Hype!

Ivan T. Thornton | Posted 03.20.2012 | Black Voices
Ivan T. Thornton

Notice the increase in BP commercials on television lately? While several of the points in the commercials regarding the effectiveness of BP's response are true, allow for me to provide some balance to their story. Not everyone has enjoyed the successful resolution the company portrays.

Prosecutors Reportedly Preparing Criminal Charges In BP Oil Spill

Posted 12.29.2011 | Business

Federal prosecutors are preparing the first criminal charges against BP in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst of its kind...

DOJ Taps NY Firm To Audit Billions Of Dollars In Claims From BP Spill

AP | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- The U.S. Justice Department has tapped New York-based BDO Consulting to audit the handling of billions of dollars in damage claims...

BP, Anadarko Settle Gulf Disaster Claims

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 12.17.2011 | Green

LONDON — Anadarko Petroleum Co. has agreed to pay $4 billion to BP PLC as part of a settlement related to last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill, ...

Special Master Sought To Oversee Oil Spill Claims, Kenneth Feinberg 'Too Slow'

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 09.24.2011 | Green

The lead attorneys for people and businesses suing BP over last year's Gulf oil spill want a federal judge to appoint a special master to oversee the ...

Gulf Oil Spill Claims Fund Will Be Audited To Speed Up Process

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 09.19.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — An independent audit will be performed on the $20 billion fund set up to compensate victims of last year's BP oil spill in the Gulf...

BP Loses Personal Data Of 13,000 Oil Spill Claimants

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- BP says one of its employees lost a laptop containing personal data belonging to thousands of residents who filed claims for compensati...

Few Oil Spill Claimants Accepting Final Payments

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Records show that in the last two weeks more than 8,100 people and businesses have been offered final payments from BP's oil spill...

Security Increased For Oil Spill Claims Meetings In Wake Of Shooting

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The shooting of an Arizona congresswoman and rising tempers along the Gulf Coast prompted increased security for meetings o...

BP Oil Spill Claim Denials See HUGE Spike

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — Denied claims for Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims are rising dramatically because of a flood of new filings coming in wi...

BP Claims Czar: Oil Spill Victim Payments No Longer Affected By Proximity

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — The administrator of the fund doling out money to Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims says geographic proximity to oil-impac...

Many Denied Oil Spill Claims Will Get A Second Chance

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — The administrator of BP's $20 billion fund to compensate people harmed by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill says some whose cl...

New Guidelines Could Rule Out Many Oil Spill Claims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI (Associated Press) - A flower shop in Florida that saw a drop-off in weddings this summer is probably out of luck. So is a restaurant in Idaho t...

All Legitimate Claims: BP Has Paid Less Than 12% Of Claims So Far

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- BP has paid less than 12 percent of claims submitted by people and businesses harmed by the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the...