Gulf of Mexico oil spill

  • Renewed Drilling Plans Near BP Oil Spill Epicenter Spark Concern

    Renewed Drilling Plans Near BP Oil Spill Epicenter Spark Concern

    Sunday, 17th May 2015
    Just 3 miles from the catastrophic BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Louisiana company is seeking to unlock the same oil and natural gas that turned into a deadly disaster.
  • BP Loses Appeal for Reduction in Oil Spill Fines

    BP Loses Appeal for Reduction in Oil Spill Fines

    Sunday, 22nd February 2015
    A federal judge has rejected an attempt by BP to lower the fines it faces from its catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
  • Oil Spill Trial Looms for BP

    Oil Spill Trial Looms for BP

    Tuesday, 20th January 2015
    Lawyers for the government and oil giant BP are preparing for trial in New Orleans that could add more than $13 billion in penalties to the billions BP already has shelled out as a result of 2010 Gulf oil spill.
  • BP gets $4bn from Anadarko for oil spill costs

    BP gets $4bn from Anadarko for oil spill costs

    Monday, 17th October 2011
    BP Plc has accepted a $4 billion payment from partner Anadarko Petroleum towards the Gulf of Mexico oil spill clean-up, far less than it might have won in court, but a deal that could reduce the overall cost of the disaster for the British group.