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A federal jury has told a judge that they are having difficulty reaching a verdict in the trial of a former BP engineer charged with trying to obstruct a probe of the company’s 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The first criminal trial stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is about to conclude in the government’s obstruction case against former BP engineer Kurt Mix. With the jury set to decide Mix’ fate, his case is providing important lessons for all corporations.
BP Plc asked a U.S. judge to stop payments in the $2.3 billion seafood-industry portion of its settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, pending an investigation of a fraud claim against a plaintiffs’ attorney.
federal jury is weighing the Justice Department’s case against a former BP engineer charged with deleting texts messages to obstruct a probe of the company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A former BP drilling engineer isn’t expected to testify at his trial on charges he deleted text messages about the company’s response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
But the judge refused to dismiss 11 other counts of involuntary manslaughter.
A federal judge has temporarily suspended BP oil spill settlement payments to businesses while he reconsiders the company’s arguments against compensating those that cannot trace losses directly to the nation’s worst offshore oil spill.
Special Agent Kelly Bryson was the first witness to testify