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Thursday, December 3, 2015
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Deepwater Horizon Well Site Leader Pleads Guilty – Manslaughter Charges Dropped

Federal prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges against BP’s two top employees on the Transocean oil rig Deepwater Horizon that blew up in 2010, the

December 3, 2015
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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Anadarko Ordered To Pay $159.5 Million For Deepwater Horizon Spill

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. was ordered to pay almost $160 million for its role as part-owner of the doomed Gulf of Mexico well that in 2010 caused the biggest

December 1, 2015
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Monday, October 5, 2015

BP’s Record Gulf Oil Spill Settlement Tops $20 Billion

  By Rakteem Katakey, Del Quentin Wilber and Margaret Cronin Fisk (Bloomberg) — The value of BP Plc’s settlement with the U.S. government and five

October 5, 2015
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Thursday, July 2, 2015
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BP Settlement Leaves Oil Major Open to Growth… Or Takeover

BP's $18.7 billion settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill draws a line under years of uncertainty to allow it to focus once again on growth but could

July 2, 2015
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BP Pays Record $18.7 Billion to Settle Gulf Oil Spill Claims

BP Plc will pay a record $18.7 billion to resolve claims by the U.S. and five states along the Gulf of Mexico related to the 2010 oil

July 2, 2015
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Sunday, June 7, 2015
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Ex-BP Executive Acquitted of Lying About Size of 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

The highest-ranking BP Plc executive charged in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was found not guilty of lying to investigators in a blow to prosecutors as

June 7, 2015
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Tuesday, June 2, 2015

NOAA Study Ties Deepwater Horizon Spill To Dolphin Deaths

NOAA’s “mortality event investigation team” has discovered that dead bottlenose dolphins, stranded in the northern Gulf of Mexico

June 2, 2015
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Wednesday, May 20, 2015
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Transocean Settles All Deepwater Horizon Claims With BP

Transocean Ltd., owner of the rig that sank in the 2010 Macondo disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, joined Halliburton Co. in settling all remaining issues with BP

May 20, 2015
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Monday, April 20, 2015
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Today Marks Five Years Since the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Five years ago today, eleven lives were lost and 17 others were injured when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig suffered a catastrophic blowout in the Gulf of

April 20, 2015
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Friday, February 27, 2015
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History’s 10 Most Famous Oil Spills

[contextly_sidebar id=”5GVXqgNlEi8QHDtIGThHHMGcbhQb0Tlg”]Have you ever been curious about history of oil spills? Or wonder what was the most famous

February 27, 2015
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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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BP Witness Calls Spill Response ‘Extraordinary’ at Fines Trial

By Daniel Lawton and Margaret Cronin Fisk (Bloomberg) — BP Plc “conducted an extraordinarily effective response” to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill,

January 27, 2015
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Friday, October 3, 2014
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BP Seeks Review of ‘Gross Negligence’ Ruling

By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Laurel Brubaker Calkins Oct. 3 (Bloomberg) — BP Plc asked the U.S. judge in charge of thousands of oil-spill damage lawsuits

October 3, 2014
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Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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BP Seeks Access to $750 Million Transocean Spill Insurance

BP Plc, which has paid more than $28 billion for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, seeks to get $750 million of that back by convincing a Texas court that a

September 16, 2014
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Thursday, September 4, 2014

BP Found Grossly Negligent In 2010 Gulf Oil Spill

BP Plc acted with gross negligence in setting off the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a federal judge ruled, handing down a long-awaited decision

September 4, 2014
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Thursday, June 5, 2014

CSB Animation Details Deepwater Horizon Blowout

This video animates the Deepwater Horizon blowout based on findings detailed in a draft investigation report by the U.S. Chemical Safety

June 5, 2014
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Report: Flaws in Gulf Rigs Persist Four Years After Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Flaws in safety equipment and procedures used on Gulf of Mexico rigs persist four years after 11 workers died in an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon that

June 5, 2014
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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Four Years Since Deepwater Horizon, Risk is Still Everywhere

“Rob are you ok?” Four years ago today, a friend of mine woke me up with those words. He was referring to the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon which

April 20, 2014
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Friday, March 21, 2014

BP Partner Anadarko E-Mails Seen Showing Role in Doomed Well

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. officials urged BP Plc to drill deeper into the Gulf of Mexico well that caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history even

March 21, 2014
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Friday, March 14, 2014
Maritime News

BP Can Again Compete for U.S. Leases and Contracts After Spill

BP Plc won the right to again compete for U.S. contracts and new leases in the Gulf of Mexico, where its massive 2010 oil spill prompted regulators to bar it

March 14, 2014
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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Halliburton Worker Gets Probation for Destroying Well Tests

A former Halliburton Co. manager was spared jail for destroying well-testing evidence after BP Plc’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil

January 21, 2014
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