States Finalize BP Gulf Oil Spill SettlementThe Justice Department and five states have finalized a settlement arising from the 2010 oil spill.
States Reach Oil Spill Settlement With BPBP and five states announced a settlement Thursday that resolves years of fighting over the environmental and economic damage done by the energy giant's oil spill in 2010.
New Rules Proposed As 5-Year Anniversary Of Oil Spill NearsAlmost five years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Obama administration has proposed new regulations aimed at strengthening oversight of offshore oil drilling equipment and ensuring that out-of-control wells can be sealed in an emergency.
Blowout May Tip Focus To Shallow-Water DrillingLast week's blowout on a natural gas rig off the Louisiana coast could shift regulators' focus to shallow-water drilling and make an overhaul of safety equipment regulations more likely.
BP Executive Defends Gulf Oil Spill ReportThe BP executive who led the company's probe of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion defended the contents of his team's report on the disaster in his testimony Monday for a trial over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP Executive Back On Stand In Oil Spill TrialA BP executive who led the company's internal probe of its 2010 blowout in the Gulf of Mexico is expected back on the stand for another day of testimony.
BP Executive To Resume Oil Spill TestimonyThe first BP executive to testify at a trial over the nation's worst oil spill is set to take the stand for a second day on Wednesday to discuss the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
Trial Resumes Over 2010 Gulf Oil SpillAn engineer who played a prominent role in investigating levee breeches in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina is scheduled to be the first witness on Tuesday at the trial.
Judge Approves BP Gulf Spill SettlementA judge approved an agreement for BP to plead guilty and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company's role in the 2010 oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP Settlement Payments Top $1 BillionBusinesses and individuals who claim BP's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cost them money have been paid more than $1 billion through the company's class action settlement.
Transocean's Oil Spill Deal Will Help GulfA settlement between the Justice Department and Transocean will pump dollars into projects designed to help the Gulf Coast recover from the nation's largest offshore oil spill.
Feds, Transocean Reach $1.4B Deal Over Gulf SpillThe Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the drilling rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.