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Gulf Spill Settlement

Court Upholds Approval Of BP Oil Spill Settlement

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Over BP's objections, a federal appeals court on Friday upheld a judge's approval of the company's multibillion-dollar settlement...

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 ...

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 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...

Did Small Businesses Lie About Gulf Spill Losses?

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 09.06.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court is wading into a high-stakes dispute over the terms of a multibillion-dollar settlement of claims arising...

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...

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 ...

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...

Feds Nearing Deal With Transocean Over Gulf Spill

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 03.05.2013 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A $1.4 billion settlement between the Justice Department and Deepwater Horizon rig owner Transocean Ltd. will pump hundreds of mi...

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....

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...

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...

Judge To Hold Hearing On Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

AP | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge in New Orleans is set to preside over a hearing on a proposed class-action settlement that would resolve billions...