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BP Agrees To $18.7 Billion Settlement Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | By KEVIN McGILL, REBECCA SANTANA and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Trying to close the books on the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, BP agreed Thursday to provide billions of dollars in n...

BP and the Cost of Reputational Debt

Harlan Loeb | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics
Harlan Loeb

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected BP's attempt to halt payments to affected businesses while the oil giant appeals its 2010 Gulf of Mexico di...

BP Loses Another Attempt To Halt Gulf Spill Claim Payouts

AP | JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 08.09.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court says BP must continue paying claims from a fund established after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while ...

Hearing Set For Former BP Engineer

AP | By KEVIN McGILL | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The lawyer for a BP engineer found guilty of obstructing an investigation into the 2010 Gulf oil spill urged a judge to throw out...

Court Rejects BP Appeal Over Gulf Spill Payouts

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green

By Jonathan Stempel March 4 (Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court has rejected BP Plc's bid to block businesses from recovering money over t...

Former BP Engineer Convicted Of Destroying Gulf Spill Evidence

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former BP drilling engineer was convicted Wednesday of deleting text messages from his cellphone to obstruct a federal investig...

BP Oil Spill Settlement Appeal Goes To Court

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court heard dueling arguments Monday on whether a judge should have approved BP's multibillion-dollar settlemen...

Plaintiffs Fight To Have BP Settlement Upheld

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Plaintiffs' attorneys who brokered a multibillion-dollar settlement with BP following the company's 2010 Gulf oil spill have aske...

Will BP's Legal Tactics Backfire?

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green


BP Ordered To Pay Settlement Administrator $130 Million

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered BP to pay more than $130 million in fees to the court-supervised administrator of its multib...

BP CEO: Victims Not The Big Winners Of The Oil Spill Settlement

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

BP CEO Bob Dudley says the “biggest beneficiaries” of an agreement related to the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill disaster aren't the victims, but their lawye...

Judge Rules Against BP Over Settlement Payout Request

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge refused Friday to temporarily shut down a multibillion-dollar settlement program for compensating victims of BP's...

Did Small Businesses Lie About Gulf Spill Losses?

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is wading into a high-stakes dispute over the terms of a multibillion-dollar settlement of claims arising...

BP Mounts Offensive In Spill Settlement Dispute

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With an ad blitz and a tersely worded letter, BP is mounting an increasingly aggressive campaign to challenge what could be billi...

BP Agrees To Pay $340 Million For Gulf Restoration

AP | By JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 07.01.2013 | Green

LAFITTE, La. (AP) — BP PLC has agreed to pay $340 million to restore four of the barrier islands that act as hurricane buffers for Louisiana's mainl...

Ruling Clears BP's Path For Appeal Of Spill Payouts

Reuters | Posted 06.05.2013 | Green

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, April 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge's ruling Friday against BP Plc means the company can proce...

BP Warns Of Rising Spill Settlement Costs

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.08.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP is warning investors that the price tag will be "significantly higher" than it initially estimated for its multibillion-dollar ...

Should BP Get Corporate Death Penalty?

Dennis Trainor | Posted 04.29.2013 | Green
Dennis Trainor

Three years after the BP oil spill, in which BP's criminal negligence took the lives of 11 workers before dumping tar and oily crude over 30,000 squar...

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

BP Spill Settlement Reportedly In Consideration

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Feb 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. government and Gulf Coast states are considering offering BP Plc a deal under which it pays $16 billion ...

Feds Struggle To Reach Settlement Before BP Trial Approaches

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and the five Gulf coast states affected by a massive oil spill nearly three years ago have indicated ...

My Statement to Judge Vance: Reject BP's Criminal Plea Deal

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

I am one of millions who have been adversely affected by this disaster, in a variety of ways, and as such, I urge you not to accept the criminal plea deal as proposed and endorsed by the Department of Justice and BP.

Federal Judge Gives Final Go On BP Settlement

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 02.20.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge has given final approval to BP PLC's settlement with businesses and individuals who lost money because of the 2010...

The Daily Szep -- BP's $4.5 Billion Fine

Paul Szep | Posted 01.19.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep


John Rudolf

Indicted Rig Bosses, Executive "Hung Out To Dry" By BP Plea Deal | John Rudolf | Posted 11.16.2012 | Green

British oil giant BP pleaded guilty Thursday to more than a dozen felony charges related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including manslaughter ...