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Environment

Trial attorney buys Powerball tickets for BP execs

January 13, 2016

Yesterday, Texas trial attorney Brent Coon purchased and mailed each of the individuals of the British Petroleum (BP) senior management team a U.S. lottery ticket for the upcoming drawing hoping to win a record jackpot prize…

Environment

Nelson has concerns with BP settlement

August 5, 2015

FYI – U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) has said he has concerns with the government’s proposed settlement with BP. He raised those concerns in a letter he sent to Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Following is the…

Business News

Yikes, BP terminates contracts offshore rigs

March 31, 2015

Coming the heels of City COO Tamara Fountain’ announcement that DeepFlex has suspended construction at its facility at the Port of Pensacola. Reuters reports BP terminated contracts for two deepwater oil drilling rigs in the Gulf…

Environment

BP spin machine called out

March 17, 2015

In a news statement released yesterday, BP claims that the “…Gulf environment (is) returning to pre-spill conditions” although the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA Trustees) are still assessing the injury resulting…

Environment

BP drops attempt to fire claim administrator

March 6, 2015

NOLA.com is reporting that BP said today that it will drop its bid to oust oil spill claims administrator Patrick Juneau “in recognition of improvement to counter fraud” within its multibillion-dollar settlement over the 2010 Gulf…

Business

Ohio sues BP for $33.3 million

March 5, 2015

Ohio State Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board file a lawsuit on March 2 against BP – claiming the oil giant “double dipped” when it replaced the underground…

Environment

Supreme Court rejects BP appeal

December 8, 2014

Reuters reports that the U.S. Supreme Court today rejected BP’s challenge to its multibillion-dollar settlement agreement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The oil giant had complained the agreement allowed payouts to some businesses…