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Yikes, BP terminates contracts offshore rigs

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…

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BP spin machine called out

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…

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BP drops attempt to fire claim administrator

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…

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Ohio sues BP for $33.3 million

Ohio State Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board file a lawsuit on March 2 against BP –…

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Supreme Court rejects BP appeal

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…

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BP seeks reduction in oil spill fines #nosurprise

BP asked Federal Judge Carl Barbier on Friday to cap its potential oil-spill pollution fines at a maximum of $12.3 billion. Prosecutors have said BP…

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Court rules BP still liable for damages

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…

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BP announces big discovery in Gulf

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,…

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Here we go again: BP asks judge to reconsider ruling

Yesterday BP was back in federal court asking that it reconsider the September ruling of Judge Carl Barbier that found the company “grossly negligent” for…

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