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.
Houston Ship Channel Spill Blamed On TugboatA tugboat captain's decision to try to beat a cargo ship into the Houston Ship Channel is the probable cause of a collision that spilled 168,000 gallons of oil, according to the NTSB.
Deadline Approaches For Oil Spill ClaimsWith a midnight Monday deadline approaching to file claims under a 2012 settlement over the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the claims administrator said he expected a last-minute rush of filers.
BP Getting Credit For Gulf Tourism BoomFallout from the oil spill that left Gulf Coast beaches smeared with gooey tar balls in 2010 is being credited, oddly, with something that no one imagined back then.
U.S. Says Gulf Oil Spill Could Last 100 YearsA decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked.
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.
BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Federal Hearing To Resume On Texas Oil SpillFederal investigators are trying to find out what happened when a tugboat steering two barges collided with a cargo freighter in the Houston Ship Channel in March.
Federal Hearings Begin On Texas Oil SpillThe U.S. Coast Guard and NTSB are opening hearings into the collision of a barge and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
Hearing Set For Houston Ship Channel SpillThe U.S. Coast Guard has scheduled 4½ days of hearings in Galveston early next week on a collision between a tugboat and a freighter that spilled nearly 170,000 gallons of fuel oil into the Houston Ship Channel.
Court Filing Says Oil Spill Ship Was SpeedingThe owner of a tugboat that collided with a ship, dumping nearly 170,000 gallons of oil into the Houston Ship Channel, claims that the ship was being operated in a reckless manner.