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Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)

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  • BP, found grossly negligent, may face $18 billion in gulf spill fines

    Energy giant BP’s willful misconduct and gross negligence led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a federal judge said in a ruling Thursday that exposes the company to billions of dollars in civil penalties. The Deepwater Horizon...
  • BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 U.S. spill, fines could be $18 billion

    BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 U.S. spill, fines could be $18 billion
    HOUSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has decided that BP Plc was "grossly negligent" and "reckless" in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago, a ruling that could add nearly $18 billion in fines to more than $42 billion in charges the company...
  • Oil spill ruling knocks BP shares to worst one-day loss since 2010

    LONDON (Reuters) - BP shares were set for their worst one-day fall on Thursday since June 2010 after a judge in the United States said the oil major had been negligent in events leading up to the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP was down by 6...
  • Timeline: BP oil spill litigation at a glance

    (Reuters) - BP Plc was found "grossly negligent" on Thursday by a federal judge in connection with its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The decision by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans, who oversees litigation related to the...
  • BP ruling raises liability stakes for high-risk industries

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. court ruling that dramatically ramped up BP Plc's potential penalties for the 2010 Gulf oil spill could create new liability risks not just for deep water drillers but also for other industries like mining and nuclear power...
  • Halliburton agrees to pay $1.1 billion in Deepwater Horizon spill

    Halliburton agrees to pay $1.1 billion in Deepwater Horizon spill
    Halliburton has agreed to a $1.1-billion settlement stemming from its involvement in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that spewed more than 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and killed 11 people, attorneys for the company and...
  • SXSW Winner 'The Great Invisible' Gets U.S. Distribution

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Radius has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media's "The Great Invisible," five months after the documentary won a Grand Jury prize at South by Southwest. Margaret Brown's film tells the story of the modern South and the...
  • The BP oil spill comes to movie theaters

    Working-class heroes and a five-year gestation period are among the axioms for making a fact-based movie in Hollywood. Both appear to be playing out for “Deepwater Horizon,” a long-developing, newly resurgent project based on the 2010 BP oil-...
  • Texas company helps energy giants keep track of equipment

    Keeping track of billions of dollars of equipment that's constantly on the move is one of the oil and gas industry's toughest challenges. Time is always money. But it's a fortune when it's downtime in the oilfield or offshore. "Frac tanks, generators...
  • Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast

    Obama administration approves seismic testing for oil and gas off Atlantic coast
    The Obama administration took a step closer Friday to allowing oil and gas exploration off the Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic coasts, drawing praise from the energy industry and criticism from environmentalists. The Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean...
  • GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches

    GM fund to pay millions to victims of faulty ignition switches
    General Motors Co. will pay millions of dollars to victims in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches, the automaker's latest effort to move quickly past a mounting auto safety scandal. The program, outlined Monday by Kenneth Feinberg, a victims'...