| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:16 PM
A U.S. judge weighing how much BP Plc should be punished for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Thursday refused to overturn his own finding that the oil company's conduct was "grossly negligent."
The decision by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier in New...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:46 AM
'The Great Invisible'
Investigating the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the documentary "The Great Invisible" gives voice to the previously nameless and faceless victims of the disaster.
Some worked on the...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Investigating the aftermath of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, the documentary "The Great Invisible" gives voice to many of the previously nameless and faceless victims of the disaster. Some worked on the oil rig that fateful...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Evidently feeling some heat over a corporate press release that somehow found its way into Politico Magazine masquerading as an "opinion" op-ed, BP took the unusual step Wednesday of issuing a corporate press release about it. If you're counting, that's...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The giant oil company BP doesn't do small-scale.
Not only is it responsible for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- "unprecedented" in its "volume, depth, and spatial scale," in the words of the National Research Council -- but the firm has...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
It takes a lot to get fish from Florida's ocean waters to the dining table.
This week, Orlando-area restaurateurs, policymakers and seafood advocates met at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower to learn about Florida's fisheries. It was the first time the...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Federal Judge Carl Barbier of New Orleans already has ruled that BP is guilty of "gross negligence" and "willful misconduct" in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. His Sept. 4 finding exposed the British oil firm to as...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 4:54 PM
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...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:37 PM
General Motors CEO Mary Barra said Tuesday she wants to find out if GM engineering employees executed a coverup or were merely incompetent in failing to recall a defective part linked to 13 deaths.
In testimony before a House Energy and Commerce...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Oil giant BP this week extended its .000 batting streak in its effort to kill its own settlement in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster, losing a bid to have the Supreme Court halt payments to spill victims while it stretched out its appeal.