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Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Will BP's Legal Tactics Backfire?

Reuters | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

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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 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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Federal Judge Approves Transocean Settlement

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 04.21.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday approved Transocean Ltd.'s agreement with the Justice Department to pay $1 billion in civil penalties ...

$332 Million For BP Spill Claimants In Florida

AP | By BILL KACZOR | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The administrator of a class-action settlement between petroleum giant BP and oil spill claimants said Tuesday that more th...

BP Settles Over $1 Billion In Claims

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Businesses and individuals who claim BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion thr...

Transocean To Pay $1.4 Billion In Plea Deal

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 03.11.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Transocean Ltd. made an initial court appearance Wednesday for its plea agreement with the Justice Department over the company's ...

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...

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 To Pay $4.5 Billion In Settlement

AP | Posted 01.15.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP says it will pay $4.5 billion in settlement with government over massive oil spill....

Thousands Opting Out Of BP Gulf Spill Settlement

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 11.01.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- The architects of a proposed class-action settlement of claims spawned by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are confident it won't...

BP Asks Judge To Finalize Gulf Settlement Despite Objections

AP | MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Oil giant BP has asked a federal judge to disregard objections from a fraction of claimants and give final approval to a proposed...

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...

Gulf Coast Senators Seek Fair Deal

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2012 | Green

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - Senators from the U.S. Gulf Coast urged President Barack Obama on Friday to ensure th...

BP Seeks Oil Spill Settlement

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green

* Deal would tap Gulf Coast Claims Facility * Settlement could be announced this week - source * US Attorney General Hol...

BP Minority Partner To Pay $90 Million Over Gulf Oil Spill

AP | Posted 04.18.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A minority partner in BP's blown-out well in the Gulf of Mexico agreed Friday to pay $90 million in a settlement with the federal...

Oil Spill Claimants Offered Quick Pay Option With A Catch

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. — The administrator of a $20 billion fund doling out money to Gulf oil spill victims said Monday that people who want more ...