Oil flows out of the top of the transition spool, which was placed into the gushing Macondo wellhead at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in July 2010. AP Photo/BP PLC, File)

BP releases Gulf of Mexico environmental data

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BP on Monday released water chemistry and oil data it uses in its efforts to clean up the Gulf of Mexico, and plans to publish information on everything from aquatic life and birds to shorelines and
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Gulf states get first millions from oil spill pleas

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Texas is receiving $8.8 million .
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Oil cleanup workers hired by BP pick up oil on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., in July 2010. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

BP launches website to “set the record straight” on the Gulf

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British oil giant BP has set up a website to “set the record straight” about the economic and environmental recovery in 2010 the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Court hears arguments on BP oil spill settlement

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A federal appeals court heard dueling arguments Monday on whether a judge should have approved BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement for compensating victims of its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Court to hear arguments on BP oil spill settlement

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A federal appeals court is set to hear dueling arguments on whether a judge should have approved BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement for compensating victims of its 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Appeals court to review approval of BP settlement

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Plaintiffs’ attorneys who brokered the deal want the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold the class-action settlement.
A BP company logo sits on display on the forecourt of a gas station operated by BP in London. (Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg)

Refining business hits BP profit

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Third quarter profit for BP fell by a third compared with the same period a year ago, as earnings for its refining arm dropped sharply.
Oil flows out of the top of the transition spool, which was placed into the gushing Macondo wellhead at the site of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in July 2010. AP Photo/BP PLC, File)

Phase of trial wraps up over estimates of BP oil spill

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U.S District Judge Carl Barbier did not say when he will rule.
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Target of BP probe questions Freeh’s impartiality

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Former FBI Director Louis Freeh said he found “ample evidence” some attorneys tried to corrupt the settlement process.
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Ex-Halliburton manager pleads guilty

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A former Halliburton manager pleaded guilty Tuesday to destroying evidence in the aftermath of the deadly rig explosion that spawned BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.