A federal judge overseeing the settlement of private claims stemming from the BP Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill issued a harshly worded opinion late Friday, charging BP with going back on its word by asking him and the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals to require proof that all business economic losses were caused by the oil spill before [more]
In the first eight months of this year, some 3.01 million pounds of "oily material" were cleaned up on Louisiana's coast, up from 119,894 pounds in the same period last year, according to a report posted on the web site of the state's Department of Natural Resources. The report did not say why there was a more than 20-fold increase in [more]
Before its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out in 2010, killing 11 workers and causing a massive oil gusher at the bottom of the ocean, BP ruled the industry along with other Big Oil titans. More than three years later, the slimmed-down London oil company is still years away from putting the spill behind it, as protracted legal [more]
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