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BP moves to have oil spill claims administrator removed, cites conflict of … – Press-Register – al.com


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BP moves to have oil spill claims administrator removed, cites conflict of
Press-Register – al.com
The owner of the rig largely blames oil giant BP for the disaster in an internal investigation report released Wednesday, June 22, 2011. The Transocean report said the April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting oil spill was sparked by a …
BP tries to remove oil spill claims chiefFinancial Times
BP calls tries to get oil spill compensation chief sackedTelegraph.co.uk
BP asks court to remove claims administrator in Gulf spill caseReuters
Daily Journal -Bayoubuzz
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 11:06 pm

Halliburton to Pay $1 Billion for BP Oil Spill – The Wire


The Wire

Halliburton to Pay $1 Billion for BP Oil Spill
The Wire
The Houston-based contracting company has been embroiled in multiple lawsuits, from BP and local residents, for its role in the largest oil spill in U.S. history. The spill occurred in April, 2010 when a blowout at BP's Macondo oil well caused an

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 7:10 pm

In Photos: A Massive Oil Spill Is Threatening Mexico’s Third Largest City’s … – VICE News


VICE News

In Photos: A Massive Oil Spill Is Threatening Mexico's Third Largest City's
VICE News
The alleged failed theft on August 16 caused an oil spill of up to 15 thousands tons, according to the national oil company, Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex). The slick has already advanced five miles, authorities say — and it is feared that rain forecast
Further oil spill hits MexicoteleSUR English
4000 Gallons of Crude Oil Turn Mexico's Hondo River Blood RedRYOT

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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 5:10 pm

Halliburton in $1.1 billion oil spill settlement – WDIV Detroit


WDIV Detroit

Halliburton in $1.1 billion oil spill settlement
WDIV Detroit
Halliburton will pay $1.1 billion to settle lawsuits stemming from the worst oil spill in U.S. history. The settlement, which is subject to approval by federal authorities in Louisiana, resolves most of the legal claims that Halliburton is facing over

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:28 pm

Halliburton Agrees To $1.1 Billion Settlement For BP Oil Spill – ThinkProgress


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Halliburton Agrees To $1.1 Billion Settlement For BP Oil Spill
ThinkProgress
Halliburton has agreed to pay $1.1 billion in a settlement that accounts for the majority of the lawsuits against the company for its role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The settlement, which includes legal fees, still has to be approved by

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:12 pm

Halliburton settles Gulf oil spill claims for $1.1B – The Hill


Halliburton settles Gulf oil spill claims for $1.1B
The Hill
Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co. said Tuesday that it had settled the majority of lawsuits filed against it for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Halliburton settled the claims for its role in the largest oil spill

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 4:08 pm

Halliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion Over Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill – TIME


Halliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion Over Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
TIME
Halliburton has reached a $1.1 billion settlement deal with plaintiffs claiming damages resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010, the Houston-based energy company announced on Tuesday. The company will pay $1.1 billion into a trust in

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:50 pm

Halliburton Energy Services agrees to $1.1 billion settlement over BP oil spill – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com


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Halliburton Energy Services agrees to $1.1 billion settlement over BP oil spill
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
Halliburton Energy Services Inc. has agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement with Gulf Coast business and property owners over the 2010 BP oil spill, plaintiffs' lawyers announced Tuesday. Halliburton was a subcontractor on the Deepwater Horizon rig when
Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Oil Spill SettlementABC News
Halliburton to pay $1.1 billion to settle Gulf oil spill lawsuitsFortune
Halliburton reaches $1.1bn settlement over Deepwater Horizon oil spillThe Guardian
CBS Local -U.S. News & World Report
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:26 pm

Oil spill on water and shoreline in Cape Porpoise – WCSH-TV


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Oil spill on water and shoreline in Cape Porpoise
WCSH-TV
PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — The Coast Guard says it is cleaning up an oil spill near Cape Porpoise. Crews worked through the night Monday to clean up the spill on both the water and shoreline of Bickford Island. A boom was placed in the water …
Oil spill cleanup continues on Kennebunkport shorelinePress Herald
Oil Spill Reported In KennebunkportWABI
Oil spill off Cape Porpoise did not contaminate wildlife, officials sayYork County Coast Star
Bangor Daily News -NECN
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:56 pm

Halliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Spill Lawsuits – Bloomberg


Halliburton to Pay $1.1 Billion to Settle Spill Lawsuits
Bloomberg
The settlement represents the most significant payout yet for Halliburton from the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, which killed 11 workers and caused millions of barrels of oil to spill into the Gulf. The accident sparked hundreds

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:29 pm

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BP calls tries to get oil spill compensation chief sacked

Oil giant claims Patrick Juneau misled a court about a potential conflict of interest

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 11:38 pm

BP asks court to remove claims administrator in Gulf spill case

BP Plc asked a U.S. District Court in New Orleans said the lawyer, Patrick Juneau, lacks neutrality because he had advocated for claimants before the court appointed him to run the claims program. Juneau has said he is just applying the rules of the 2012 settlement agreement that was approved by U.S. BP has sustained more than $42 billion in charges from the April 20, 2010, disaster aboard the …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 9:38 pm

Halliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement

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 …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 9:12 pm

Halliburton to Pay $1 Billion for BP Oil Spill

Halliburton will pay $1.1 billion for its part in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Houston-based contracting company has been embroiled in multiple lawsuits, from BP and local residents, for its role in the largest oil spill in U.S. The spill occurred in April, 2010 when a blowout at BP's Macondo oil well caused an explosion at Transocean's Deepwater Horizon rig just miles off the …

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 7:07 pm

Halliburton pays $1.1bn to settle Gulf of Mexico suits

The American contractor that worked for BP on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig has closed its case for $1.1bn – a fraction of BP's fine

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 6:13 pm

Halliburton pays $1.1 bn for Gulf of Mexico BP spill

Oil services company Halliburton said Tuesday it would pay a $1.1 billion settlement over its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig blowout that led to the United States' most disastrous oil spill.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:25 pm

Halliburton to pay $1.1bn for US Gulf spill

Company reaches settlement for role in Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the largest offshore spill in US history.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 3:00 pm

Halliburton agrees oil spill deal

US oilfield firm Halliburton says it has agreed a $1.1bn settlement to meet the majority of claims against it for its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:52 pm

Halliburton agrees to $1.1bn gulf oil spill payout

Oil services company Halliburton has said it would pay a $1.1bn (€840m) settlement over its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig blowout that led to the United States' worst-ever oil spill.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 2:14 pm

Halliburton pays $1.1 billion for Gulf oil spill

Oil services company Halliburton has said it would pay a $1.1bn settlement over its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig blowout that led to the United States' most disastrous oil spill.

Posted on 2 September 2014 | 1:58 pm