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Gulf Oil Spill Fines

Next In BP Spill Saga: Civil Trial Worth Billions

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.01.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that a $4 billion plea deal has resolved BP's criminal liability for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill nearly three years ...

New Law On BP Spill Fines Raises Stakes For Gulf States

Reuters | Posted 09.15.2012 | Green

(Repeats to widen readership) * States have higher incentive to demand higher BP fines * Complex talks, litigation could...

BP Settlement Lawyers Feuding Over Fees

Reuters | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

* Lawyers position themselves for fight over settlement fees * Awards could reach into the hundreds of millions * Feud d...

Senate Approves Plan For Oil Spill Fines

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved Thursday using the bulk of water pollution fines stemming from the 2010 Gulf oil spill to pay for restoration ...

BP Says Gov't Oil Spill Estimate Is Too Large, Fights For Lower Fines

AP | DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — BP is mounting a new challenge to U.S. government estimates of how much oil flowed from the runaway well deep below the Gulf of Mex...

Insider: Obama Will Seek Change Of Law To Use BP Spill Fines To Restore Gulf

AP | HARRY R. WEBER and DINA CAPPIELLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — President Barack Obama endorsed a plan Tuesday to rehabilitate the Gulf of Mexico with some of the billions of dollars in water po...