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AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lawyers for a former BP engineer are pressing federal prosecutors to explain how their client impeded a grand jury probe by deleting text messages about the company’s response to the 2010 [...]
Steven Mufson,The Washington Post BP’s former rig supervisors Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine are the mystery men of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling disaster that killed 11 workers and triggered the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
Article written by Walter Pavlo Can a person be charged for Obstruction of Justice and go to prison for 20 years for throwing away personal information during a federal investigation? I’m not sure what the answer to that is but [...]
By Michael Muskal Oil company BP has agreed to plead guilty to misconduct and negligence charges and pay a record $4.5-billion fine in connection with the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, one of the nation’s worst environmental disasters.
MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The largest environmental disaster in U.S. history came to reckoning Thursday, as British oil giant BP announced it was paying a record $4.5 billion in a settlement with the federal government [...]
Found on FoxNews.com. Associated Press also contributed to this article. LONDON – British oil giant BP has agreed to pay the U.S. government $4.5 billion in installments over a period of five years for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of [...]
By Clifford Krauss and John Schwartz HOUSTON — BP, the British oil company, said on Thursday that it had agreed to pay $4.5 billion in fines and other penalties and to plead guilty to 14 criminal charges related to the rig [...]
By Tom Fowler BPBP.LN +3.60% PLC agreed to accept criminal responsibility for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11 workers and to pay $4.5 billion in fines and restitution, the biggest penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justice Department.
By Emily Pickrell | Friday, October 12, 2012 The federal government raised the stakes Friday in civil litigation over the 2010 Gulf oil spill, joining other plaintiffs in asking a judge to rule that workers’ refusal to testify amounted to [...]