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BP Oil Spill

Halliburton Pays $1.1 Bn For Gulf Of Mexico BP Spill

New York (AFP) — Oil services company Halliburton said Tuesday it would pay a $1.1 billion settlement over its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig blowout that led to the United States’ most disastrous oil spill. Halliburton said the money would be paid to the Gulf fishing industry and other victims of […]

September 2, 2014

U.S. Judge Rejects BP Bid For Extra Proof In Oil Spill Claims

New York (AFP) – A U.S. federal judge has rejected a bid from BP to require companies prove their losses are directly linked to the 2010 massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill before getting a payout. The British energy giant last year reached a $7.8 billion settlement with thousands of people and businesses hit by […]

December 26, 2013

Have We Learned Anything From The BP Oil Spill?

Following the first news of the BP oil spill in April 2010, the public sense of outrage and frustration spread as quickly as the 200 million gallons of crude oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico. But more than a year after the worst oil spill in U.S. history, Congress has not passed any legislation […]

September 15, 2011