iOS app Android app

Bp Spill Settlement

Court: Ex-BP Exec Can Be Tried On Obstruction Charge

AP | By KEVIN McGILL | Posted 08.30.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former BP executive can be tried on a charge that he obstructed a congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf oil spill, a f...

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...

Battle Over BP Spill Settlement Continues

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The administrator of BP's settlement with Gulf Coast residents and businesses following its oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico asked...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Judge OKs $4B BP Oil Spill Criminal Settlement

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 03.31.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC closed the book on the Justice Department's criminal probe of its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster and Gulf oil spil...

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...

BP Rig Supervisors Seek Trial Delay

AP | Posted 02.11.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two BP rig supervisors have asked a federal judge to postpone their trial on manslaughter charges in the April 2010 deaths of 11 ...

Many Spill Settlement Opt-Out Requests Questioned

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Only about half the businesses and individuals who asked to be excluded from a proposed settlement over BP's 2010 oil spill submi...

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 ...

BP, Justice Department Close To Oil Spill Settlement

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Green

Oct 10 (Reuters) - BP PLC and the U.S. Justice Department are close to a broad deal that would release the company from additional civil and crimina...

BP Oil Spill Settlement Could Reach $14 Billion

| Posted 02.27.2012 | Green

LONDON/NEW ORLEANS (Reuters/Tom Bergin and Jonathan Stempel) -- The trial to decide who should pay for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been dela...