After years of trying to turn things around following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, BP is still running into significant challenges. A new report from the Wall Street Journal finds that a multibillion dollar investment in India is not working out as planned for the British oil major. Show More Summary
In 2010, about a month after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, I was allowed to sit in a tribal council of the indigenous Houma Indians. As the oil continued to pour into the Gulf of Mexico, which it would do for two more months, I watched a man describe, through tears, how he had always […]
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill seems to divide people into two categories: those who can’t forget, and those who refuse to remember. In the first camp are Gulf Coast residents and environmentalists who say the region still hasn???t recovered from the worst oil spill in U.S. history, and who are still waiting to be made [...]
It was two years ago today that the Deepwater Horizon—a top-of-the-line offshore drilling rig owned by BP and run by Transocean—experienced a sudden burst of gas from a three-mile long well its crew was drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, 40 miles south of the Louisiana coast. The combustible methane rushed up the well and [...]
On April 20, 2010, BP's Deepwater Horizon (DWH) drilling rig experienced a failure resulting in the discharge of gas and light sweet crude oil from a depth of approximately 5,000 feet. Discharge continued for 87 days until July 15, 2010, five years ago this week, when the well was capped and the leak was contained. read more
There was a tentative settlement last week in the Clean Water Act lawsuit that the US government brought against BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The settlement is tentative in the sense that the parties have agreed but the judge in the lawsuit has to agree as well. You can read the Justice Department and BP […]
The actor interviews journalist Antonia Juhasz about her in-depth coverage of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
BP Plc. recently agreed to pay more than $18.7 billion, spread over a period of 18 years, to settle all federal and state claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill incident. According to our estimates, BP’s net present...Show More Summary
BP has agreed to pay up to $18.7 billion as part of a settlement reached late last week over the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The agreement includes the US federal government, the states of Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas and also includes settlement of claims made by more than 400 local government […]
Rachel Maddow reports on a settlement reached over Deepwater Horizon oil spill claims that will have BP pay out 18.7 billion dollars.
BP to pay $18.7 billion to settle a lawsuit. Let's not forget disaster's damage.
BP PLC agreed Thursday to pay $18.7 billion to settle federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The penalty includes the biggest pollution fine in U.S. history. Here's what you should know:
BP has reached an $18.7 billion settlement with the federal government and five states, effectively ending litigation stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and subsequent oil spill. Continue reading ? The post BP to pay $18.7 billion to 5 states for Gulf of Mexico oil spill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
BP has finally agreed to settle all federal and state claims over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill with a record $18.7 billion payment—the largest environmental fine in U.S. history. With an estimated 210 million gallons of oil discharged into the
BP finally reached a settlement with the Justice Department over federal, state, and local governments waiting for money after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and it is a record-breaker. The company agreed to pay $18.7 billion to state and local authorities in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, and the federal... More »
WASHINGTON -- The federal government and Gulf Coast states have reached an $18.7 billion settlement agreement with the oil company BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The settlement deal, announced by the Department...Show More Summary
The settlement comes five years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster
The energy giant agreed on a settlement with the US as well as American states affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the largest marine oil spill in history.
Payment will be made to five US states, 400 local government entities for Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
The agreement with the U.S. government, five Gulf Coast states and more than 400 local governments comes nearly five years after the Deepwater Horizon spill.