Mexico's state-owned oil company Pemex said on Tuesday that it was working to control a gas leak at the Sihil A platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Eighty-five workers have been evacuated,
BP will pay a $20.8 billion final settlement to resolve environmental damage claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The final settlement, announced yesterday by the US Department of Justice and five Gulf states, is about $2 million more than the tentative settlement, announced in July, and is […]
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The federal government on Monday announced the details of a record $20-billion civil settlement with the British oil company BP over the 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch called it “the largest settlement with a single entity in American...
British energy giant BP will pay a record $20.8 billion to settle government claims for damages stemming from the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Monday. n explosion on the Deepwater Horizon rig killed 11 men off the coast of Louisiana and unleashed 134...
Three months after the Department of Justice and BP announced they had come to an agreement to put an end to the legal debacle related to the 2010 explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil well in the Gulf of Mexico that left eleven people dead and released millions of gallons of oil into the water, the deal has been finalized …
The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Continue reading ? The post U.S., five states announce settlement with BP over gulf oil spill appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
The Justice Department announced a final settlement with the oil giant for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, raising the amount from $18.7 billion.
The US Department of Justice has secured a record resolution of over $20 billion for claims against BP for its 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced during a press conference on Monday.
WASHINGTON, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday announced a more than $20 billion settlement of federal and state claims against BP PLC over its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago. The agreement is "the largest settlement with a single entity in American history," U.S. Show More Summary
The resolution includes civil claims and "the restoration of natural resources in the Gulf of Mexico," the Justice Department says.
The Gulf of Mexico will be a key region for energy supplies for years to come, but shale development has boosted output elsewhere to such an extent that the US is much less vulnerable than a decade ago to shortages resulting from hurricanes. Show More Summary
The system is pulling copious tropical moisture northward into the eastern U.S. from the Yucatan and Gulf of Mexico.
Volkswagen's deliberate and systematic effort to violate clean air rules is a shameful scandal, but it is also an example of management incompetence. Like BP's inability to manage its drilling contractors in the Gulf of Mexico, it is an example of massive and predictable management failure. Show More Summary
(Reuters) - A low-pressure system over the south-central Gulf of Mexico, about 100 miles north of the northeastern Yucatan peninsula, has a 40 percent chance of developing into a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.
The scandal could be to Volkswagen what the Gulf of Mexico was to BP.
In response to the decline in crude oil prices since mid-2014, the number of active offshore rigs has declined worldwide, dropping close to 20 percent—304 offshore rigs were operating in the month of August, 2015, down from 377 in August of the year 2104. read more
The final bill under the Clean Water Act for BP’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill was $5.5 billion; for Volkswagen, it could be as much as $18 billion.
Ten years ago this week, Hurricane Rita -- the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico -- made landfall on the Gulf Coast, wreaking terrible destruction across the entire Louisiana coast and well into Texas. Rita's storm surge exceeded 18 feet, and the storm caused approximately $12 billion in damage. Show More Summary