A federal judge in New Orleans has approved a $1 billion civil settlement between the U.S. government and Swiss drilling contractor Transocean over liability related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster. More »
When a Texas landowner took his fear that a gas driller had poisoned his well to federal regulators, the company, Range Resources Corp., turned around and sued him for conspiring “to harm Range.” More »
In an agreement with the U.S. government, BP’s maximum penalty was reduced from $21 billion to $17.6 billion in a civil case related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster. The trial is scheduled to begin next week. More »
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