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The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Halliburton Manager Gets Probation In Gulf Spill

A former Halliburton manager was sentenced Tuesday to one year of probation for destroying evidence in the aftermath of BP’s massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/21/2014

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People Close To Case: Gulf Oil Spill Trial Delayed

A federal trial over the nation’s worst offshore oil disaster has been delayed for a week to allow more time for settlement talks, according to two people close to the case.

02/26/2012

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BP Faces Billions In Fines As Spill Trial Nears

On the cusp of trial over the catastrophic 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, phalanxes of lawyers, executives and public officials have spent the waning days in settlement talks. Holed up in small groups inside law offices, war rooms and hotel suites in New Orleans and Washington, they are trying to put a number on what BP and its partners in the doomed Macondo well project should pay to make up for the worst offshore spill in U.S. history.

02/26/2012

The letters BP, inscribed in sand and oil by a Greenpeace activist, are shown on a beach at the mouth of the Mississippi River on May 17, 2010 in near Venice, Louisiana. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

BP Settles With Maker Of Failed Blowout Preventer

BP said it was “in their mutual best interests, and the agreement is not an admission of liability by either party.” The companies are dropping all claims against one another, they said.

12/16/2011

A sign for of Halliburton Co. is seen in Fort Worth.

EPA Subpoena Seeks Halliburton “Fracking” Info

The Environmental Protection Agency has subpoenaed energy giant Halliburton, seeking a description of the chemical components used in a drilling technique called hydraulic fracturing.

11/09/2010