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Oil covered brown pelicans found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico wait in a holding pen for cleaning at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Buras, Louisiana, June 9, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Businesses Won’t Have To Return BP Spill Payouts

A federal judge has ruled that BP must stand by the agreement made with the companies it compensated for losses after the 2010 Gulf oil spill despite the oil giant saying some claims were overestimated.

09/25/2014

Federal judge rules that the oil giant must stand by the agreement it made with the companies it compensated for losses blamed on the 2010 Gulf oil spill. (Photo by Justin E. Stumberg/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Businesses Won’t Have To Return BP Spill Payouts

Federal judge rules that the oil giant must stand by the agreement it made with the companies it compensated for losses blamed on the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

09/24/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Won’t Block New Round Of BP Seafood Payments

A federal judge refused Wednesday to halt payments from a BP fund to compensate deckhands and other seafood workers harmed financially by the 2010 Gulf oil spill, turning back arguments by the oil giant that the payment process was tainted by a Texas lawyer’s alleged fraud.

02/26/2014

File photo of the BP logo. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Louisiana AG: Judge Is Ignoring State’s BP Claims

Louisiana Attorney General James “Buddy” Caldwell has accused a federal judge of ignoring the state’s claims over BP’s 2010 Gulf oil spill and asked an appeals court to intervene.

01/03/2014

Oil covered brown pelicans found off the Louisiana coast and affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico wait in a holding pen for cleaning at the Fort Jackson Oiled Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Buras, Louisiana, June 9, 2010. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

BP Appeals Ruling In Dispute Over Spill Settlement

A court had ruled against BP’s bid to require proof from those claiming losses from the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

12/27/2013

A view of a jury box. (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Jury ‘At A Standstill’ In Ex-BP Engineer’s Trial

A deadlocked jury has returned for a third day of deliberations in the case against a former BP engineer charged with deleting text messages to obstruct a probe of the company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

12/18/2013

File Footage of shore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of La. (credit: Scott Lloyd/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

BP Trial To Focus On Scientists’ Spill Estimates

A federal judge was set to begin hearing three weeks of testimony Monday about how much oil made it into the ocean during the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

10/07/2013

File photo of the BP logo. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Gives BP A Win In Settlement Dispute

A federal appeals court gave new life Friday to oil giant BP PLC’s claims that a judge’s interpretation of a settlement after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill could force the company to pay billions of dollars for bogus or inflated claims by businesses.

10/02/2013

Activists holds signs during a protest in front of the Hale Boggs Federal Building on the first day of the trial over the Deep Water Horizon oil rig spill on February 25, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (credit:  Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Testimony At BP Oil Spill Trial Targets Response

An employee of the company that owned the doomed Deepwater Horizon drilling rig testified Tuesday that he was surprised when BP scrapped his team’s design to stop the gusher in the Gulf of Mexico.

10/01/2013

Workers clean up oily globs that washed ashore from an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.  (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Judge Hears Claims BP Lied To Feds About Oil Spill

BP lied to the U.S. government and withheld information about the amount of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico after its well blew out in 2010, attorneys told a judge Monday.

09/30/2013

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