Oil gushes from BP's Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico on July 12, 2010. (AP Photo/BP)

Spill case turns to how much oil reached Gulf

BP and the U.S. government, having shifted their positions several times about the amount of oil that flowed from a runaway Gulf of Mexico well in 2010, pivot back to court this week, with both sides hoping to convince a judge they now have the number right.
This image provided by BP's spillcam on June 6, 2010 shows oil leaking out of the Macondo well head in the Gulf of Mexico. (AP file photo/BP)

Live: Battle resumes over Gulf oil spill’s size; BP faces up to $18B fine

The legal battle over the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has resumed, as BP tries to argue its way out of a fine that could soar to $18 billion for unleashing millions of barrels of crude into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. Follow live coverage from inside the courtroom.
The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig burns in the Gulf of Mexico on April 21, 2010, the day after the blowout of BP's Macondo well. (Associate Press photo)

Defense seeks to toss BP supervisors’ manslaughter charges

Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine are scheduled for trial June 2.
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New study finds Gulf spill harmed life on sea floor

Tiny organisms living on the soft, sandy floor of the Gulf of Mexico near BP’s ill-fated Macondo well will need decades to recover from harm caused by the 2010 oil spill, a new report concludes.

Seven plead guilty in Gulf oil spill settlement fraud

Seven people have pleaded guilty to stealing money from an oil spill settlement fund, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange announced Monday.

BP renews request to halt Gulf oil spill settlement payments

BP renewed its request Monday that a federal judge temporarily suspend all payments from its multi-billion dollar Gulf oil spill settlement.
Anadarko headquarters in  The Woodlands.

Anadarko says it didn’t cause spill-related investor losses

Investors accused Anadarko of misleading them about the company’s potential financial liability from the Gulf of Mexico disaster.

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Oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill is seen floating on the surface of the water in Bay Jimmy, near where oil was spotted in June 2011. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

BP: State can’t order removal of anchors

BP has filed a federal lawsuit against Louisiana authorities over an August order that the oil giant remove anchors that were placed in the Gulf of Mexico following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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Former Halliburton manager charged in Gulf spill case

Moments after Halliburton pleaded guilty to spill charges, the Justice Department revealed it’s charged a former company manager with destroying evidence.
The Deepwater Horizon oil rig burns after an explosion in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Halliburton pleads guilty to criminal charge in Gulf oil spill case

Nearly three-and-a-half years after a deadly rig explosion and massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company that supplied the cement for the well that blew out pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor criminal charge in the case.