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Texas lawyer seeks hold on BP spill suit

Fri, 2014-01-17 21:01
A Texas lawyer being sued by oil giant BP over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal court to delay the lawsuit ...

Texas lawyer seeks hold on BP spill suit

Fri, 2014-01-17 21:01
A Texas lawyer being sued by oil giant BP over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal court to delay the lawsuit ...

Texas lawyer seeks hold on BP spill suit while criminal probe plays out

Fri, 2014-01-17 20:35
NEW ORLEANS - A Texas lawyer being sued by oil giant BP over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal court ...

San Antonio Lawyer Seeks Hold On BP Spill Suit

Fri, 2014-01-17 17:11
A San Antonio lawyer being sued by oil giant BP over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal court to delay the lawsuit while a criminal investigation plays out.

Oil Spill Dispersants

Fri, 2014-01-17 14:02
The response to the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico involved an unprecedented amount of chemical dispersants. If such a spill were to occur in Alaska, the use of dispersants is pre-authorized in certain areas. Should it be? APRN: Tuesday, 1/21 at 10:00am

Appeals court refuses to transfer La. spill claims

Fri, 2014-01-17 07:26
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell to have a new judge oversee the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill. A three-judge panel ...

Appeals court refuses to transfer La. spill claims

Fri, 2014-01-17 07:26
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell to have a new judge oversee the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill. A three-judge panel ...

Appeals court refuses to transfer La. spill claims

Thu, 2014-01-16 17:40
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell to have a new judge oversee the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Appeals court refuses to transfer La. spill claims

Thu, 2014-01-16 16:24
A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell to have a new judge oversee the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill.

Appeals court refuses to transfer La. spill claims

Thu, 2014-01-16 15:57
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by Louisiana Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell to have a new judge oversee the state's claims over BP's 2010 Gulf oil spill. A three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Caldwell's request in a one-sentence order dated Monday. In a Dec. 31 court filing, Caldwell's office accused U.S. District Judge Carl ...

Former Florida Senator Bob Graham in Cuba for environmental talks

Thu, 2014-01-16 14:46
By Marc Frank HAVANA (Reuters) - A former democratic senator and governor from Florida, Bob Graham, visited Cuba this week to discuss oil spill prevention and preparedness during a trip that has caused a stir among exiles and Cuba watchers due to his traditional support for tough sanctions against the Communist-ruled Caribbean island. Cuba and its partners drilled three exploratory wells off ...

'Why is BP poking the hornet's nest?'

Wed, 2014-01-15 14:23
A year after agreeing to a multi-billion dollar settlement with victims of the 2010 Gulf oil spill, BP is aggressively challenging terms of the deal in a legal strategy that could backfire with the judge who will rule on the company's potentially hefty federal fines.

Analysis: BP's U.S. Gulf oil spill settlement challenges may backfire

Wed, 2014-01-15 11:39
A year after agreeing to a multi-billion dollar settlement with victims of the 2010 Gulf oil spill, BP is aggressively challenging terms of the deal in a legal strategy that could backfire with the judge who will rule on the company's potentially hefty federal fines. The British oil giant has pushed for multiple reviews by the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, complaining the claims system approved ...

New spill recovery data improves best estimates

Wed, 2014-01-15 02:50
Nearly two-thirds of the oil in a major tanker spill would be recovered in the Gulf Islands area within four days, according to computer modelling carried out for Trans Mountain's $5.4-billion pipeline expansion.

BP Oil Spill Settlement Fight Wages On

Mon, 2014-01-13 09:38
BP Plc’s $9.2 billion partial settlement over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill was upheld by an appeals court over the company’s protest that the deal wasn’t valid unless a claims-payment dispute was resolved in its favor. The U.S. … The article BP Oil Spill Settlement Fight Wages On appeared first on Insurance Journal .

BP faces fresh blow in Gulf of Mexico spill compensation row

Mon, 2014-01-13 05:49
Oil giant BP has suffered another setback in its bid to limit compensation payouts for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill after a US court rejected its latest appeal.

BP loses bid over Gulf oil payouts

Sun, 2014-01-12 04:52
BP loses an appeal to cancel the terms of its multi-billion-dollar settlement with businesses over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster.

Aboud: Oil spill spreads to Venezuela

Sun, 2014-01-12 04:13
The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Paria is believed to have spread to Patos Island, off the coast of Venezuela.

Report: Oil money has bright future

Sat, 2014-01-11 21:43
Big promises and big numbers from oil companies poured in during 2013, a year that saw oil production in the Gulf of Mexico surpass levels set before response to the 2010 BP oil spill temporarily shuttered deep water exploration.

BP bid to stop oil spill claims fails

Sat, 2014-01-11 11:28
One of BP's attempts to curb payouts for what it says are "absurd" claims related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has failed.
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