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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

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High-stakes trial begins for 2010 Gulf oil spill

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A high-stakes trial started Monday to assign blame and help figure out exactly how much more BP and other companies should pay for the nation’s worst offshore oil spill.

02/25/2013

Fire out at Gulf oil rig; 4 hurt, 2 may be missing

VENICE, La. (AP) – An oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said. Coast Guard spokesman Drake […]

11/16/2012

Coast Guard: Fire on oil rig in Gulf of Mexico

WEST COTE BLANCHE, La. (AP) – Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana. A parish officials says the rig is not drilling at […]

11/16/2012

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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