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Audit finds most BP oil spill claims handled correctly – Ocala


Audit finds most BP oil spill claims handled correctly
Ocala
A third-party audit of the oil spill settlement program finds the program has correctly processed 99.5 percent of claims. The audit, conducted by Chicago-based McGladrey LLP, concluded the program is "well-designed and appropriate" and made no major …

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 1:52 am

Audit: Most BP Oil Spill Claims Handled Correctly – ABC News


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Audit: Most BP Oil Spill Claims Handled Correctly
ABC News
A third-party audit has found that a Court-Supervised Settlement Program has correctly processed more than 99 percent of claims by businesses and individuals arising from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a newspaper reported. The audit by …
BP Oil Spill Settlement to Exclude Hurt Cleanup WorkersBloomberg
Audit: Vast majority of BP oil spill claims payments are correctNOLA.com

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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 12:00 am

Nigeria’s parliament says Shell should pay $4 billion for 2011 oil spill – Reuters


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Nigeria's parliament says Shell should pay $4 billion for 2011 oil spill
Reuters
"Since all efforts by this committee were tactfully rebuffed by SNEPCO, (it) has decided to adopt the damage assessment report submitted by NOSDRA as the lead agency in all oil spill management," Uche Ekwunife, chairman of the environmental committee …
Bonga Oil Spill: Reps Directs Shell To Pay N604bn DamagesLeadership Newspapers

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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:03 pm

Another BP Attempt to Avoid Oil Spill Payments Fails – Ring of Fire


Ring of Fire

Another BP Attempt to Avoid Oil Spill Payments Fails
Ring of Fire
A third-party auditing firm verified that almost all of the claims filed against BP regarding the 2010 oil spill have been correctly processed, reported The Times-Picayune. This audit came at BP's request after disputing the results of a previous audit

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 7:51 pm

Audit Finds Most Oil Spill Claims Handled Correctly – WTOK


WTOK

Audit Finds Most Oil Spill Claims Handled Correctly
WTOK
A third-party audit of a 2010 oil spill settlement program finds 99.5 percent of claims were correctly processed. The audit, conducted by Chicago-based McGladrey LLP, concluded the program is "well-designed and appropriate" and made no major …

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 4:51 pm

Dozens charged with filing false BP oil spill claims – First Coast News


First Coast News

Dozens charged with filing false BP oil spill claims
First Coast News
The individuals claimed they were employees of businesses hit hard by the April 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, filing lost income claims with the Gulf Coast Claims Facility, a company established to compensate victims of the spill
27 indicted in fraud case from 2010 BP oil spill; most are from JacksonvilleFlorida Times-Union
Fraudster's 15-year-sentence in BP oil spill case stands, website reportsNOLA.com
Jacksonville residents indicted for fraud involving BP oil spillJacksonville Business Journal (blog)
WJXT Jacksonville -Beaumont Enterprise -WOKV
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Posted on 26 November 2014 | 4:05 pm

27 indicted in fraud case from 2010 BP oil spill; most from Jacksonville area – Florida Times-Union


Florida Times-Union

27 indicted in fraud case from 2010 BP oil spill; most from Jacksonville area
Florida Times-Union
The indictments state that the 27 men and women said they were employees of businesses affected by the oil spill after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana. They filed lost income claims with Gulf Coast

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 12:46 pm

Here’s Where All The Oil From The Deepwater Horizon Spill We… – Business Insider


Business Insider

Here's Where All The Oil From The Deepwater Horizon Spill We…
Business Insider
Instead, by Valentine's estimates of hopane distribution, between 4 and 30 percent of the Deepwater Horizon oil now rests on the seafloor. “The research community is still trying to figure out what the impacts of this particular spill will be," said

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 4:51 pm

Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Sparks Lawsuit – NPR


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Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Sparks Lawsuit
NPR
Money is flowing now to Gulf Coast states to remedy damage from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and subsequent spill. All kinds of projects are underway, from building boat ramps to shoring-up marshland. They're being paid for with a $1 …
Plan To Use Gulf Oil Spill Funds For Beach Hotel Stirs DebateKUNC

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Posted on 25 November 2014 | 12:50 pm

UM, NSU teams awarded $37.5M to study BP oil spill – MiamiHerald.com


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UM, NSU teams awarded $37.5M to study BP oil spill
MiamiHerald.com
Two South Florida universities will receive a total of $37.5 million to continue researching the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst spill in U.S. history that killed 11 workers, spewed 200 million gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico and
Gov. Robert Bentley announces $9.6 million in Gulf oil spill restoration AL.com
State gets $34M oil spill grant for conservationWTSP 10 News
UGA receives $18.8 million to continue Gulf of Mexico oil spill researchUGA Today
Bellingham Herald -The Huntsville Times – al.com
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Posted on 20 November 2014 | 3:53 pm

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MEDIA-BP oil spill settlement to exclude hurt cleanup workers -Bloomberg

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Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:37 am

Nigeria parliament wants Shell to pay nearly $4 bln for 2011 oil spill

It was a massive oil spill in 2011 off the Nigerian coast. Now after assessing environmental damage from the disaster at Shell's offshore Bonga…

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 7:28 am

Audit: Most BP oil spill claims handled correctly

A third-party audit has found that a Court-Supervised Settlement Program has correctly processed more than 99 percent of claims by businesses and individuals arising from the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf …

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 11:49 pm

Nigeria's parliament says Shell should pay $4 billion for 2011 oil spill

Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga oilfield in the latest assessment of damage to the environment. The non-binding …

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:18 pm

Nigeria's parliament says Shell should pay $4 bln for 2011 oil spill

Nigeria's National Assembly said on Wednesday oil major Shell should pay $3.96 billion for a 2011 spill at its offshore Bonga oilfield in the latest assessment of damage to the environment. The non-binding …

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 8:16 pm

Here’s Why BP plc Could Rally To 600p!

BP plc (LON:BP) is a palatable equity investment which could deliver plenty of value, argues Alessandro Pasetti.

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 9:55 am

Oil spill-related grants announced by foundation

A national conservation agency on Monday announced more than $99 million in projects funded through a settlement resulting from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill — including more than $13 million for restoration …

Posted on 18 November 2014 | 4:29 pm

Shell admits to misjudging Nigeria oil spill

Prior to court action, energy giant admits that 2008 oil spill in Niger Delta was larger than anticipated.

Posted on 14 November 2014 | 4:49 am

U.S. judge upholds BP 'gross negligence' Gulf spill ruling

District Judge Carl Barbier in New Orleans means BP could still face close to $18 billion of penalties for violating the federal Clean Water Act. It marks the latest setback in BP's effort to curb costs from the April 20, 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig, which led to 11 deaths and the largest U.S. Barbier had on Sept. 4 ruled that BP committed gross negligence and was 67 percent at …

Posted on 14 November 2014 | 12:24 am

Gulf island whole 9 years after Katrina

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Nature and a multimillion dollar rock pile built in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill have healed a large barrier island nine years after it was sliced in two by Hurricane Katrina.

Posted on 9 November 2014 | 7:28 pm