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BP's new recipe for settlement money: Shame a famous chef

Dec 18, 2013
BP has long complained that its settlement money for the Deepwater Horizon spill was often spent frivolously.
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The money well is running dry at BP

Jul 30, 2013
The company's $20 billion Gulf oil spill compensation fund is almost empty -- and there could be many more claims in the pipeline.
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BP waves the white flag, asks for help from the Prime Minister

May 16, 2013
BP said they were just trying to make it for easier for claimants, but now they're in over their heads.
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A controversy over how Deepwater Horizon cleanup funds are being spent

May 7, 2013
Last week, BP and five coastal states affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill announced $594 million in projects funded by BP for early restoration of the Gulf. A lot of the money is being spent on stuff not related to the spill at all, especially on repairing damage from various hurricanes.
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BP oil spill settlement window may be closing

Mar 4, 2013
As the second week of testimony begins in BP's civil trial for damages in the Gulf oil spill, a settlement is still possible. Once evidence is presented in earnest, though, lines harden and chances diminish.
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BP oil spill lawsuit could get messy

Feb 25, 2013
The civil suit will determine the degree of BP's responsibility for the oil spill two years ago, which will help determine the size of damages.
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BP pleads guilty in oil spill lawsuit

Jan 29, 2013
BP signs off on a plea over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. But this won't be the end of legal troubles for the company.
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BP banned from doing business with U.S. government

Nov 28, 2012
The ban means BP will not be able to receive government contracts, loans or grants -- at least for a while.
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BP: Too big to nail?

Nov 16, 2012
After agreeing to pay the U.S. government $4.5 billion to settle criminal charges stemming from the Gulf oil spill, BP could face even higher civil penalties. Is such grave punishment in the government's best interest?
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BP to cop to criminal charges in Gulf oil spill

Nov 15, 2012
BP to pay $4.5 billion to settle criminal charges related to Deepwater Horizon. But what does it mean when a company is a felon?
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