BP seeks to blame Halliburton for oil spill

Jan 3, 2012
British oil giant BP has filed court papers demanding the Houston-based firm Halliburton pay billions of dollars in clean-up and compensation costs for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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BP oil engineers could face felony charges

Dec 29, 2011
The U.S. government could soon bring criminal charges against some BP employees in the company's huge 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Posted In: BP, Oil, oil companies, legal

BP quits solar industry amid supply glut

Dec 23, 2011
Oil giant goes "Beyond Petroleum," but goes short on solar power.
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Decorah eagles become stars

Apr 4, 2011
Now that the whole Charlie Sheen celebrity/reality brainmelt thing has kind of run its course, we need new stars at which to gawk. So millions of...
Posted In: advertising, BP, business, eagles, ustream

MID-DAY UPDATE: Violence escalates in Libya, concerns mount over rising oil prices

Feb 25, 2011
Violent protests continue today in Libya. After reports of mass killings of anti-government protesters, the United Nations top human rights office...
Posted In: bailout, BP, CBS, deep water drilling, Gaddafi, Gulf of Mexico, Gulf oil spill, Ireland, Libya, mid-day update, middle east, NATO, North Africa, Oil, protests, television, United Nations, violence

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Libya causes oil prices to spike; home prices fell in December

Feb 22, 2011
Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Posted In: BP, case shiller, home prices, housing market, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil industry, oil price, Pittsburgh, protests, Saudi Arabia, Shell, Standard & Poor's, turmoil, unrest

MIDDAY UPDATE: Verizon iPhone, Trans Alaska oil pipeline leak

Jan 10, 2011
Tomorrow will be a big day for Verizon Wireless, as the company is expected to announce it soon will offer customers the Apple iPhone. Since the...
Posted In: AT&T, BCS Championship, BP, cell phones, iPhone, iphone 4, mid-day update, Oil, stubhub, Trans Alaska Pipeline, Verizon

MIDDAY UPDATE: BP oil spill, toning shoes, and the Recession Generation

Jan 6, 2011
A series of cost cutting tactics and management failures by BP and other companies, including Halliburton, are to blame for the Gulf oil spill...
Posted In: BP, bp oil spill, class action lawsuits, colleges, Halliburton, mid-day update, New Balance, offshore drilling, Oil, oil drilling, recession, UK

MID-DAY UPDATE: Gold prices glitter and investors go "green"

Nov 9, 2010
Gold hit records highs today, topping more than $1,412.75 an ounce. Why are investors putting their faith in gold? Will the Republicans take aim at...
Posted In: BP, Dalai Lama, Daniel Boulud, Dodd-Frank law, electric cars, gold, green investing, mid-day update, proprietary trading, Tony Hayward

MID-DAY UPDATE: BP wears black, GM's IPO and video games in the Supreme Court.

Nov 2, 2010
General Motors expects to raise $10 billion, from an initial public offer, which would allow it to partially repay taxpayers. Our analysts examine...
Posted In: BP, Federal Reserve, France, General Motors, GM, mid-day update, NASA, United Kingdom, video games