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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…


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…


Court rules BP still liable for damages

November 7, 2014

The three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments made by BP that there were errors in the June 4 ruling by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier on BP’s Clean Water Act…

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BP announces big discovery in Gulf

October 24, 2014

BP announced yesterday an oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The discovery well, on Keathley Canyon Block 10, was drilled by operator Chevron on behalf of the Guadalupe co-owners.…


BP is not happy

September 4, 2014

From its website: BP strongly disagrees with the decision issued today by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and will immediately appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the…

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BP petitions SCOTUS

August 5, 2014

British oil giant, BP, petitioned on Friday the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene in its battle over claim payments resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. BP asked the high court…