ARTICLES RELATING TO US OIL SLICK

BP takes $18.7bn hit over Gulf of Mexico spill

2015-07-02 17:12

British energy giant BP has agreed to settle US federal and state claims worth up to $18.7 bn over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP oil spill manager faces jail

2014-01-21 17:57

The Judge is to sentence ex-Halliburton manager for destroying evidence after the 2010 BP Gulf oil spill.

US judge accepts guilty plea from Halliburton

2013-09-20 09:45

A federal judge accepted a plea agreement that calls for Halliburton Energy Services to pay a fine for destroying evidence after BP's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Halliburton to plead guilty in Gulf spill

2013-07-26 10:01

US officials say Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

BP fights billions in fines

2013-04-18 11:03

Three years after a deadly explosion on a BP-leased drilling rig, the British energy giant is fighting to avoid billions in fines.

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 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.

US, BP agree on captured oil after spill

2013-02-20 09:44

BP and the US government have agreed that oil captured during the massive 2010 spill in the Gulf of Mexico can't count toward civil penalties.

BP's $4.5bn plea deal approved

2013-01-30 15:27

A US judge has approved a $4.5bn deal in which BP pleaded guilty to criminal charges from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill - but the British energy giant's legal woes are far from over.

BP barred from winning US contracts

2012-11-29 09:09

Two BP supervisors have pleaded not guilty to manslaughter charges in the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, while the company has been barred from winning US government contracts.

 

BP grossly negligent in 2010 oil spill

2014-09-04 21:18

A US judge has ruled the massive 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was due to BP's 'gross negligence,' potentially subjecting the oil giant to billions of dollars in additional fines.

Study: BP oil spill damaged sea-floor life

2013-09-26 07:26

The vast 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill damaged the tiny animals that live on the sea floor around the blown-out BP oil well, a Texas A&M researcher says.

Date set for Halliburton guilty plea

2013-08-01 08:30

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing for Halliburton Energy Services to plead guilty to destroying evidence following BP's 2010 oil spill.

US court grills BP over spill claims

2013-07-09 14:08

BP has drawn tough questions from US appeals court judges hearing a complaint by the oil company objecting to the payment of certain claims for damages related to the Gulf of Mexico spill.

CEO: Oil workers should have done more

2013-03-20 07:30

Transocean employees should have done more to detect signs of trouble before the company's drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, killing 11 workers.

BP warns of rising costs from oil trial

2013-03-08 22:13

BP has warned investors that the price tag will be higher than initially estimated for its multibillion-dollar settlement with businesses and residents.

Showdown in BP oil spill case

2013-02-25 09:26

Billions of dollars will be at stake at the opening of a complex trial to determine how much BP should pay for the devastating 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP makes claims about spill barrels

2013-02-19 19:53

BP says the US Department of Justice has backed its claim that oil it recovered at the 2010 spill site should be excluded from certain penalties.

Judge clears BP's near-$8bn spill payment

2012-12-22 22:05

British oil giant BP has won approval from a US federal judge of a $7.8bn settlement with people and businesses who lost money and property due to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Gulf oil spill: BP to pay $4.5bn in fines

2012-11-15 18:25

British energy giant BP says it has agreed to pay more than $4.5bn in US fines related to the devastating 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including $4bn in criminal claims.

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