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Businesses Won't Have To Return BP Spill Payouts

AP | By JANET MCCONNAUGHEY and JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 09.25.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that BP must stand by the agreement made with the companies it compensated for losses after the 2010 Gu...

Halliburton To Pay $1.1 Billion Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | By KEVIN McGILL and JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill coul...

Court Rejects BP Bid To Require Proof Of Gulf Spill Losses

Reuters | Posted 02.25.2014 | Green

By Jonathan Stempel Dec 24 (Reuters) - BP Plc has failed to persuade a federal judge to require businesses seeking to ...

BP Files Fraud Lawsuit Over Spill Payments

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

HOUSTON, Dec 17 (Reuters) - BP Plc filed a fraud lawsuit in U.S. court on Tuesday to halt some of the $2.3 billion it set aside to c...

Former Halliburton Employee Charged With Destroying Evidence

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.19.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A former Halliburton manager was charged Thursday with destroying evidence following BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a ...

BP, Justice Department Debate Gulf Spill Size

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.06.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With a high-stakes trial set to resume in less than a month, BP and the federal government on Thursday offered conflicting estima...

BP Expands Challenge To Gulf Spill Settlement

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- BP is trying to persuade a federal appeals court that it should throw out a judge's approval of the company's multibillion-dollar settl...

BP Claims To Have Uncovered Fraud Allegations, Conflicts Of Interest In Spill Settlement

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.05.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP said Monday that it has uncovered new allegations of fraud and conflicts of interest inside the settlement program that has awa...

WATCH: A History Of BP's Ads Since The Gulf Spill

Posted 04.16.2013 | Green

Saturday, April 20 marks the third anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as efforts continue to clean up the region and restore wetlan...

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...

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 ...

BP Owes $192 Billion for Gulf Oil Disaster, Not $15 Billion Settlement It's Seeking

Antonia Juhasz | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Antonia Juhasz

While $15 billion sounds like a lot of money -- and it is -- it is a far cry from what BP owes for the many costs associated with the largest offshore oil spill in history. An application of just the most pertinent U.S. laws yields a fine of $192 billion. Sound high? Here's why it's not.

"Making It Right" After BP Oil Disaster Is Up to Us - Not BP

Riki Ott | Posted 06.20.2012 | Green
Riki Ott

Two years after the BP oil disaster, I ask for people to help make it right -- in the Gulf and across the country. We have the power to stop BP and the federal government from doing more harm. It is time to exercise our power in our communities.

BP Benefits From Settlement Already

Reuters | Posted 05.04.2012 | Business

* BP reaches $7.8 bln deal with individuals, businesses * Shares up 1.6 pct * Analysts forecast rise above 5 percent ...

BP Begins To Put Oil Spill Behind It With Settlement

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY, CHRIS KAHN and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 05.03.2012 | Green

NEW YORK — BP's multibillion-dollar settlement with people and businesses harmed by its 2010 oil spill removes some uncertainty about the potent...

BP Strikes Settlement Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — BP PLC has agreed to settle lawsuits from thousands of fishermen who lost work and others who claimed they were harmed by the oil ...