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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

BP wants claims paid out on a case-by-case basis. (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

Fire boats battle a fire at the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana. (credit: Scott Lloyd/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Federal Trial Over Gulf Oil Spill To Resume

The trial resumes Monday for the federal litigation spawned by BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, with a focus on the company’s response to the deadly disaster.

09/30/2013

File: Oil stained brown pelicans after BP oil spill. (Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Study: BP Oil Spill Caused Severe Damage To Wildlife On Sea Floor

A Texas A&M researcher says the BP oil spill did at least moderate damage to the tiny animals that live on the sea floor for about 57 square miles around the Macondo well, with severe damage covering about nine square miles.

09/25/2013

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