BP is facing $18 billion in penalties stemming from the 2010 oil spill. More »
New research is shedding more light on the fate of the crude that gushed out of BP’s failed Macondo well in 2010.
The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. More »
BP’s attempt to unravel a verdict that its recklessness caused the Deepwater Horizon oil spill hinges on its legal and scientific challenge to the testimony of one expert and its bid to cast more blame for the disaster on cement contractor Halliburton. More »
BP failed to persuade a Texas federal judge to dismiss several lawsuits brought by U.S. and U.K. institutional investors who claim the London oil company misled them about the impact of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More »
A federal appeals court in New Orleans says a former BP executive can be tried on a charge that he obstructed a Congressional investigation into the 2010 Gulf oil spill. More »
A probe has found that the U.S. Chemical Safety Board is in turmoil and failing to fulfill its investigative duties for serious accidents at refineries and chemical plants, according to Reuters. More »
Four years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster spotlighted shortcomings in the blowout preventers intended to safeguard offshore wells, government regulators are still drafting long-promised regulations meant to boost the reliability of those critical emergency devices. More »
Oil spilled during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster causes severe defects in the developing hearts of tuna, according to a new study by government and academic scientists that hints at long-term damage from the accident. More »
A former BP engineer is basing his request for a new trial on improper interviews with jurors who had convicted him of trying to obstruct a federal investigation of the company’s 2010 Gulf oil spill, federal prosecutors say. More »
Lawyers for a former BP engineer convicted of trying to obstruct an investigation of the company’s 2010 Gulf oil spill plan to seek the disqualification of the federal judge who presided over the trial last month.
Two former top officials at the settlement program for compensating victims of BP’s 2010 Gulf oil spill say their recent resignations had nothing to do with the company’s allegations that they frequented a New Orleans strip club that received a settlement award. More »
BP’s latest full-page newspaper ad suggests the departure of two senior officials who administered payments to victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill is evidence of “mounting problems” at the settlement program. More »
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. More »
BP renewed its request Monday that a federal judge temporarily suspend all payments from its multi-billion dollar Gulf oil spill settlement. More »