Deepwater Horizon oil spill

BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Trial winds down for former BP engineer

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal jury will determine whether a former BP engineer broke the law or harmlessly swiped his finger across a cellular phone when he deleted hundreds of text messages in the […]

12/16/2013

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Federal trial over Gulf oil spill resumes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The federal trial over the 2010 BP oil spill resumed Monday with a focus on the company’s response to the disaster, with billions of dollars at stake as the two sides […]

09/30/2013

A fire is seen on the Hercules 265 drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Louisiana, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Fire out at natural gas well off La. coast

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A fire on a drilling rig that raged after a natural gas well blew out of control in the Gulf of Mexico was no longer burning, officials said Thursday, just hours […]

07/25/2013

July 24, 2013 photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, abatement efforts underway near Hercules 265 Rig where fire has caused collapse of the drill floor and derrick following an explosion. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

Sediment clogs wild natural gas well in the Gulf

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Natural gas has stopped flowing from a well that has been ablaze in the Gulf of Mexico and remaining small flames are from gas still in the pipe, regulators said Thursday. […]

07/25/2013

BP oil logo and Deepwater Horizon oil rig. (AP Photo)

Cleanup work after BP oil spill end in 3 states

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cleanup work has ended in three of the states affected by BP PLC’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said Monday. The London-based oil giant said […]

06/10/2013

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Worker: Rig was bustling before BP well blowout

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A worker who survived the deadly explosion on the Deepwater Horizon testified Wednesday that a flurry of activity on the drilling rig hindered his ability to monitor BP’s well for signs of trouble before the April 2010 blowout.

03/13/2013

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A guide to the complex Gulf oil spill case

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Monday marked the start of a potentially monthslong trial to determine the cause of a well blowout that triggered a massive oil spill and killed 11 oil workers. A glance at the history of the spill, the players involved, and what’s at stake in the trial:

02/25/2013

BP to pay US billions for Gulf spill | VIDEO

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A person familiar with the deal says oil giant BP has agreed to pay a criminal penalty in the billions of dollars for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of […]

11/15/2012

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