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#BP Oil Spill

# bp-oil-spill - Friday 20 February, 2015

BP is still fighting penalties over the worst oil spill in US history
# Not So Slick
# Not So Slick

BP is still fighting penalties over the worst oil spill in US history

Feb 20th 2015, 1:30 PM 12,504 Views 22 Comments

The company could be fined up to $13.7 billion for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

# bp-oil-spill - Monday 22 October, 2012

BP confirms advanced talks with Russia's state controlled oil company
# Oil
# Oil

BP confirms advanced talks with Russia's state controlled oil company

Oct 22nd 2012, 11:39 AM 2,417 Views 7 Comments

The new $30 billion deal would put an end to recent disputes between BP and its partners

# bp-oil-spill - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill
# Oil
# Oil

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill

Dec 31st 2011, 7:00 PM 3,130 Views 8 Comments

The first new drilling began in the region in March of this year – and is thriving even after the disastrous BP oil spill.

# bp-oil-spill - Thursday 13 October, 2011

BP and contractors face $45million fine over Deepwater Horizon spill
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# BP Oil Spill

BP and contractors face $45million fine over Deepwater Horizon spill

Oct 13th 2011, 9:12 PM 315 Views 10 Comments

The three companies could be fined up to $35,000 per day – but that figure is reportedly dwarfed by their profits.

# bp-oil-spill - Friday 7 January, 2011

Better management would “almost certainly” have stopped BP oil spill
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

Better management would “almost certainly” have stopped BP oil spill

Jan 7th 2011, 7:21 AM 357 Views 0 Comments

The US presidential commission investigating the BP oil spill finds that lax controls and cost-cutting were the chief culprits.

# bp-oil-spill - Friday 29 October, 2010

BP knew cement used on Deepwater Horizon well was faulty
# USA
# USA

BP knew cement used on Deepwater Horizon well was faulty

Oct 29th 2010, 10:04 AM 215 Views 0 Comments

Investigators say BP and the company which produced supplied the cement knew that the compound was unstable and could be vulnerable before the rig blew up.

# bp-oil-spill - Sunday 5 September, 2010

BP seals the ruptured oil well for good
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP seals the ruptured oil well for good

Sep 5th 2010, 12:27 PM 97 Views 0 Comments

# bp-oil-spill - Monday 30 August, 2010

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina
# Hurricane Katrina
# Hurricane Katrina

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina

Aug 30th 2010, 9:36 AM 297 Views 0 Comments

President tells New Orleans that the legacy of Katrina must be one “of action” but stops short of admonishing BP.

# bp-oil-spill - Monday 23 August, 2010

Brad Pitt says he backs death penalty for BP execs
# BP Oil Spill
From The Daily Edge
# BP Oil Spill

Brad Pitt says he backs death penalty for BP execs

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:49 PM 322 Views 0 Comments

The actor says he’s never supported capital punishment – but would make an exception for the oil executives.

# bp-oil-spill - Friday 13 August, 2010

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion
# BP
# BP

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion

Aug 13th 2010, 11:54 AM 228 Views 0 Comments

But the €39.3m it’s paying won’t come close to matching the fines it’ll have for the Gulf oil leak.

# bp-oil-spill - Wednesday 4 August, 2010

It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well

Aug 4th 2010, 2:35 PM 258 Views 0 Comments

Almost. The ‘static kill’ of heavy mud worked: now it just needs cement.

# bp-oil-spill - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Hayward stands down, but won't be out of pocket
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

Hayward stands down, but won't be out of pocket

Jul 27th 2010, 3:01 PM 117 Views 0 Comments

BP confirms Hayward’s departure, and pays him a tidy sum to do so.

# bp-oil-spill - Monday 26 July, 2010

Hayward will leave BP – with a £10.8m pension pot
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

Hayward will leave BP – with a £10.8m pension pot

Jul 26th 2010, 10:01 AM 230 Views 0 Comments

Embattled CEO will be replaced by the man leading the Gulf clean-up.

# bp-oil-spill - Sunday 25 July, 2010

BP may fire CEO as clean-up resumes
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP may fire CEO as clean-up resumes

Jul 25th 2010, 2:06 PM 186 Views 0 Comments

Tony Hayward’s future to be discussed tomorrow as BP moves to mop up the Gulf.

# bp-oil-spill - Saturday 24 July, 2010

BP turned off emergency alarms to let crew sleep
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP turned off emergency alarms to let crew sleep

Jul 24th 2010, 10:31 AM 171 Views 0 Comments

Alarms were “inhibited” the day the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded.

Passing the stress tests, more mortgage rate hikes, and how Joyce said "I'm alive" seconds before he was stabbed
# Paperround
# Paperround

Passing the stress tests, more mortgage rate hikes, and how Joyce said "I'm alive" seconds before he was stabbed

Jul 24th 2010, 9:41 AM 122 Views 0 Comments

Paperround: Our guide to the pick of the Saturday press.

# bp-oil-spill - Monday 19 July, 2010

It's NOT over - there's oil seeping from the leak
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

It's NOT over - there's oil seeping from the leak

Jul 19th 2010, 8:22 AM 158 Views 0 Comments

BP engineers detect a seepage and fear a new leak has sprung after installing the containment cap.

# bp-oil-spill - Saturday 17 July, 2010

BP confident oil leak will hold off
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP confident oil leak will hold off

Jul 17th 2010, 2:02 PM 79 Views 0 Comments

# bp-oil-spill - Friday 16 July, 2010

BP finally plugs the 86-day oil leak
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

BP finally plugs the 86-day oil leak

Jul 16th 2010, 8:35 AM 149 Views 0 Comments

It’s over! For now…