Gulf oil spill trial defence starts

2013-03-18 20:37

The defence has started for companies in the Gulf oil spill trial as the plaintiffs' case winds down.

BP comes under fire in oil spill trial

2013-02-25 19:57

The blockbuster BP oil spill trial opened with a scathing attack on the poor safety standards which led to the worst environmental disaster in US history.

BP interfered with critical efforts

2010-10-04 23:07

BP interfered with critical efforts to lower an undersea robot to try to close the device that failed to stop the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP, partners face multiple probes

2010-09-05 20:10

With a key piece of evidence raised from the depths of the Gulf of Mexico and BP's Macondo well ruled a threat no longer, the focus is shifting back to what went wrong and who is to blame.

BP audit: Rig flaws before spill

2010-08-08 19:18

A newspaper says it has obtained an internal audit conducted by BP on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that shows safety flaws months before the spill.

Lawyer asks: Combine oil lawsuits

2010-05-19 22:55

More than 100 lawsuits filed against BP and other companies involved in the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill should be combined quickly in a single federal court according to a lawyer.


BP official on stand in oil spill trial

2013-02-27 16:43

A BP executive will testify for a second day at a trial over the worst oil spill in the US.

Nigerian militants release hostage list

2010-11-13 14:28

Nigeria's main militant group in the oil-rich southern delta has released a list of hostages it has taken from an attack on an offshore oil rig.

No regret, apology in BP report

2010-09-09 16:19

Regret, apology, mistake pollution - these are words that do not appear in BP's long-awaited report on the Gulf oil disaster.

BP accused of withholding spill data

2010-08-19 22:20

The owner of the Deepwater Horizon rig is accusing BP of withholding critical evidence needed to identify the cause of the worst maritime oil spill in history.

Workers on BP rig had safety fears

2010-07-22 18:11

Workers on the doomed Deepwater Horizon oil rig expressed concern about its safety but feared they could lose their jobs if they were openly critical.

Oil drillers had safety concerns

2010-05-04 22:32

Transocean, which owns the drilling rig on which 11 workers died in an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico reported safety concerns regarding their operations.

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