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  • Ruling could cost BP added $18B; stock slumps

    NEW YORK (AP) — A judge's ruling in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill case that could cost BP an additional $17.6 billion in fines sent the company's shares tumbling Thursday. BP was found by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier to have acted with "gross negligence," leading to the worst U.S....

  • Halliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation — if all the pieces fall into place. A federal judge still...

  • Correction: Oil Spill-Land Conservation story

    HOUSTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about a new state park planned for southeast Texas, The Associated Press erroneously reported the amount of money from a BP and Transocean fund that was used to buy the land. It was $34.5 million, not $32 million. The AP also misidentified the Texas Parks and...



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