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Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has set an April 10 deadline for ExxonMobil to produce documents connected to the company’s oil spill in Mayflower.
The federal judge overseeing the civil trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Thursday he is “troubled” by Halliburton’s “pattern” of conduct in not turning over documents, test results and other materials related to the cement that was used on the ill-fated well project.
“It’s stunning that somebody who robs a bank of a couple thousand dollars could end up spending more time (in prison) than someone like Jeff Skilling,”said Andrew Stoltmann, a Chicago-based securities attorney who represented 10 victims of the Enron scandal.
Energy Future Holdings Corp., the Texas power company taken private six years ago in the largest leveraged buyout, won’t have to pay a potential tax liability on $23 billion when transferring ownership of some of its units, according to a decision by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
A lawyer for a former BP engineer entered a not guilty plea on his behalf Wednesday to new accusations contained in a superseding indictment related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The federal judge overseeing the civil trial over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Wednesday threw out remaining claims against blowout preventer maker Cameron and issued findings that could have implications on the liability of other defendants in the case.
A federal judge is set to sentence a Covington businessman who pleaded guilty to fraudulently billing BP for roughly $1.4 million for use of a helicopter after the company’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Dolphin deaths and sea turtle strandings in the waters affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill continue to occur at elevated rates nearly three years after the disaster, the National Wildlife Federation said in a new report Tuesday.
The recent oil pipeline rupture in Arkansas and other mishaps shouldn’t stand in the way of the Keystone XL pipeline, the American Petroleum Institute’s chief economist said Tuesday.
The claims administrator overseeing the multi-billion dollar settlement reached last year between BP and victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill says BP’s complaint that he is violating the terms of the deal should be thrown out because he has immunity from being sued and he is simply following court directives.