Deepwater Horizon restoration projects set to start rolling

JULY 8, 2015 — The recent $18.5 billion settlement reached by BP in the Deepwater Horizon case (see earlier story) should pave the way for long planned Gulf Coast restoration projects to

BP in $18.5 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement

JULY 2, 2015 — Five Gulf Coast states and the federal government have reached a tentative settlement with BP that will see the oil company $18.5 billion over 18 years, in compensation

Deepwater Horizon defendant gets a new trial

JULY 1, 2015 — Former BP engineer Kurt Mix, who was convicted of obstruction of justice in the Deepwater Horizon case after he allegedly deleted multiple e-mails, has had his conviction dismissed

Transocean, Halliburton report Deepwater Horizon settlements

MAY 21, 2015 — Both Transocean (NYSE: RIG) and Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) reported yesterday that they had reached significant settlements in relation to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean Ltd. said it

BP still faces possible $13.7 billion Gulf spill fine

JANUARY 19, 2015 —The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled last week on the issues raised in the Phase 2 trial of the Deepwater Horizon case: the

Pensacola to develop new ferry service

OCTOBER 5, 2014—The City of Pensacola on the west part of Florida’s panhandle will develop a new ferry service between its downtown, Pensacola Beach, and Fort Pickens on Santa Rosa Island. The

BP “grossly negligent” in Deepwater Horizon case

SEPTEMBER 5, 2014 — BP was grossly negligent in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled yesterday in New Orleans. The finding of gross negligence rather than simple

Halliburton in $1.1 billion Deepwater Horizon settlement

SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 — Halliburton (NYSE: HAL) announced yesterday that it had reached an agreement to settle a substantial majority of the plaintiffs’ class claims asserted against the company as a result

BP back in the lease sale arena

MARCH 20, 2014 — BP was the high bidder on 24 tracts in yesterday’s Central Gulf of Mexico lease sales with bids for $41.6 million. BP was back in the arena within

BP prepares for Deepwater Horizon civil liability trial

FEBRUARY 19, 20013 — BP says it is preparing for the federal civil trial beginning next Monday in the Deepwater Horizon Multi-District Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern