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3 oil companies raided by European officials

May 15, 2013
The European Commission is investigating a potential price manipulation scheme among oil companies.
Posted In: big oil, BP, price fixing, Europe

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.
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill

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.
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, Gulf of Mexico

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.
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill

Terrorism in Algeria's impact on natural gas development in North Africa

Jan 21, 2013
After a terrorist group claims responsibility for a bloody hostage crisis in Algeria, a look at how terrorism and civil unrest in North Africa impact's the U.S.'s energy supply.
Posted In: Algeria, BP, al qaeda, terrorism, Oil, natural gas

Hostages held at natural gas facility in Algeria

Jan 17, 2013
There is a fast-moving hostage crisis this morning at a natural gas complex in Algeria. The complex is run by BP and Statoil. Islamist militants attacked the facility apparently in protest of France's intervention in Mali.
Posted In: Algeria, Mali, terrorism, hostages, al qaeda, BP

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.
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, Oil, U.S.

Could BP be on the takeover block?

Nov 19, 2012
The company has started buying its stock to boost its share price and rumors are buzzing the stock purchase is a defensive move to stave off a buyout from a competing firm.
Posted In: BP, Oil

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?
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, settlement

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?
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill

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