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#Deepwater Horizon

# deepwater-horizon - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster

Oct 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 21,470 Views 14 Comments

The explosive Hollywood movie looked at the disaster which killed 11 men in 2010.

# deepwater-horizon - 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 12,521 Views 22 Comments

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

# deepwater-horizon - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Incredible photos of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

Incredible photos of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Apr 5th 2014, 10:00 AM 15,088 Views 26 Comments

Daniel Beltra spent 28 days shooting at the scene of the largest accidental oil spill in the history of the industry.

# deepwater-horizon - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Transocean fined $1.4 billion over Deepwater Horizon
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Transocean fined $1.4 billion over Deepwater Horizon

Jan 3rd 2013, 10:14 PM 7,432 Views 15 Comments

The Swiss-based company will pay a mix of criminal penalties and civil fines after settling with the US Government.

# deepwater-horizon - Thursday 15 November, 2012

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Nov 15th 2012, 6:09 PM 3,417 Views 9 Comments

The settlement includes about €1 billion in criminal fines – the biggest criminal penalty in US history.

# deepwater-horizon - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Former BP worker arrested for allegedly deleting iPhone evidence
# Deepwater Horizon
# Deepwater Horizon

Former BP worker arrested for allegedly deleting iPhone evidence

Apr 25th 2012, 8:49 AM 2,650 Views 6 Comments

Engineer who worked on the Deepwater Horizon disaster has been accused of deleting messages relating to

# deepwater-horizon - Saturday 3 March, 2012

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Deepwater Horizon
# Deepwater Horizon

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Mar 3rd 2012, 10:45 AM 985 Views 6 Comments

The company will make settlements with more than 100,000 people hit by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

# deepwater-horizon - Thursday 13 October, 2011

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

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

Oct 13th 2011, 9:12 PM 331 Views 10 Comments

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

# deepwater-horizon - Thursday 14 April, 2011

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting
Live Apr 14th 2011, 10:48 AM

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting

# deepwater-horizon - 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 364 Views 0 Comments

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

# deepwater-horizon - Thursday 6 January, 2011

BP Gulf oil spill blamed on bad management
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

BP Gulf oil spill blamed on bad management

Jan 6th 2011, 11:03 AM 497 Views 0 Comments

US National Commission investigating April’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion heavily criticises the companies involved in the rig.

# deepwater-horizon - Monday 20 September, 2010

Gulf oil spill well declared 'dead' by BP
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Gulf oil spill well declared 'dead' by BP

Sep 20th 2010, 2:11 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

Oil giant sees share price rise after announcement.

# deepwater-horizon - 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 112 Views 0 Comments

# deepwater-horizon - 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 275 Views 0 Comments

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

# deepwater-horizon - 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 125 Views 0 Comments

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

# deepwater-horizon - 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 241 Views 0 Comments

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

# deepwater-horizon - 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 187 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.

# deepwater-horizon - 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 155 Views 0 Comments

It’s over! For now…