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Gulf Spill Trial

Halliburton Manager Gets Probation For Destroying Evidence

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former Halliburton manager was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation for destroying evidence in the aftermath of BP's mass...

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...

Trial Opens For Ex-BP Engineer Accused Of Destroying Spill Evidence

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal prosecutor vowed Tuesday to prove that a former BP drilling engineer was trying to destroy evidence when he deleted hun...

BP rests its case in Gulf spill trial's barrel-counting segment

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.20.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Oct. 21, 2013 edition.) Phase Two of the Macondo spill trial ended Friday in U.S. Distri...

Feds and BP Clash Over Barrels Spilled at Macondo Trial

Susan Buchanan | Posted 12.12.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

At the Macondo spill trial, number crunching or quantification of the oil flow started Monday in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, with Judge Carl Barbier presiding. The U.S. is on one side with a figure of about 5 million barrels for the disaster that commenced in 2010, versus BP and Anadarko on the other with 3.26 million barrels.

How Much Oil Actually Spilled In The Gulf?

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.07.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For weeks after BP's massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, people across the globe were captivated by a live video feed f...

BP Denies Dithering During Gulf Spill Response

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Kathy Finn NEW ORLEANS, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Dithering and indecision at BP Plc delayed the capping of its Macondo well and worsened ...

Federal Trial Over Gulf Oil Spill Resumes

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.30.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP lied to the U.S. government and withheld information about the amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico after its well bl...

Testimony Ends For First Phase Of BP Oil Spill Trial

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Testimony concluded Wednesday for the first phase of a high-stakes trial over the deadly 2010 rig explosion that led to the natio...

BP To Call First Witness At Gulf Spill Trial

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 06.08.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP's first witness at a trial over the deadly Deepwater Horizon disaster testified Monday that the company safely drilled its Mac...