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Bp Oil Spill Trial

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

Reuters | Jonathan Stempel | Posted 01.11.2015 | 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 Is Liable For Clean Water Act Damages From Oil Spill, Court Reaffirms

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 01.06.2015 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has reaffirmed its ruling that BP is liable for federal Clean Water Act damages stemming from the 2...

Penalty Phase Of BP Spill Trial Set For January

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2014 | Green

HOUSTON, April 22 (Reuters) - The high-stakes penalty phase of BP's trial over its role in the 2010 U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil spill will start next Ja...

BP Manager Takes The Stand

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 06.15.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A BP team leader who supervised managers on the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 testified Monday that he was ...

Safety Was A Priority Even Before The Explosion, BP Executive Claims

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 06.10.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A BP executive who oversaw the company's Gulf of Mexico operations testified Tuesday that he he led a push to improve safety when...

Deepwater Horizon Survivor Takes The Stand

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A Transocean employee who survived the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion testified at the Gulf oil spill trial Tuesday that a subord...

Fisherman Calls BS On BP's Commercials

Posted 02.28.2013 | Green

The destruction on the Gulf Coast from the 2010 BP oil spill put thousands out of work. With a civil trial underway to determine BP's liability, Louis...

BP Internal Probe Leader Takes The Stand In Trial

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.30.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An internal BP probe of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico didn't explore whether decisions by upper-level management or co...

BP Trial Delayed: Blame Mardi Gras?

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.26.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — To avoid disruptions from the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras, a federal judge in New Orleans has postponed a trial for claims spawned ...

Government Ready For Court Battle After Harsh BP Accusations

Reuters | Posted 11.06.2012 | Green

(Corrects name of professor in fourth paragraph) * US lawyers show no equivocation in new court filing -professor * Colorful BP emails refe...

BP Wins Delay Of Gulf Spill Trial Until 2013

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2012 | Green

* Trial set for Jan. 14, 2013 * US, Gulf Coast states sought summer 2012 trial * BP still litigating with U.S., states, ...

John Rudolf

BP Settles Private Spill Claims But Major Battle With Feds Looms

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 04.19.2012 | Green

BP has finalized a $7.8 billion settlement with more than 100,000 businesses and individuals harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, just days be...

Claims Process Set Up For Gulf Oil Spill Victims

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2012 | Green

* Many claimants can recover 60 pct of money immediately * BP sees $7.8 billion payout under new payout program * New pr...

BP Seeks Oil Spill Settlement

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green

* Deal would tap Gulf Coast Claims Facility * Settlement could be announced this week - source * US Attorney General Hol...

Gulf Oil Spill Trial Delayed

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.27.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A judge has delayed the federal trial over the nation's worst offshore oil disaster by a week, saying Sunday that BP PLC was makin...

Lost Rig Workers' Families Seek Elusive Justice

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.27.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A judge has delayed the federal trial over the worst U.S. offshore oil disaster by a week, saying Sunday that BP PLC was making s...

'How Culpable Was BP?'

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 04.26.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — On the cusp of trial over the catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, phalanxes of lawyers, executives and public offi...

7 Hours Of Opening Statements Expected For BP Oil Spill Trial

AP | Posted 04.08.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has set aside nearly seven hours for opening statements in a trial over the deadly rig explosion in the Gulf of M...