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Oil discovery could benefit Port Fourchon

Wednesday, 22 October 2014 15:31
“It’s just an indication of what activity we are going to see in the future,” said Chett Chiasson, executive director for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. “For us, it’s exciting to hear that. It enhances what we are hearing about in the industry.” Chiasson said oil discoveries like these show how deepwater exploration and production are going to be something to watch in the next decade.
BP Shouldn’t Get New Trial on Spill Ruling, Halliburton Says
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:45
BP Plc’s bid for a new trial overcauses of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill should be rejectedbecause the judge didn’t improperly rely on excluded testimony,Halliburton Co. (HAL) said in court papers. BP’s own lawyers are responsible for trial testimony thatthe London-based oil producer said rendered a gross-negligencefinding against it unfair, according to Halliburton, asubcontractor that provided cementing services on the blown-outwell.
BP, Chevron strike oil at major deepwater Gulf of Mexico prospect site
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 05:49
Chevron and BP have hit oil at a key exploration site in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. This is BP's second major discovery in the deepwater Gulf since the 2010 oil spill. The discovery, known as Guadalupe, is in the Keathley Canyon region of the Gulf of Mexico about 300 miles southwest of New Orleans in nearly 4,000 feet of water.
Officials take patient approach to oil spill fine money
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 17:16
“We are not in a big rush,” said Terrebonne Coastal Restoration Director Nic Matherne. Matherne said the parish will at least wait for the state to figure out if there will be any incentive programs for using the money on projects in the state’s master plan for coastal restoration and protection. “At this time we are not eager to start considering projects because if the incentive program is a great deal in terms of a…
BP executive on Deepwater Horizon oil spill: It's not all our fault
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 14:19
A BP executive wrote an column for Politico where he defended the oil giant's response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and claimed it should not be held responsible for unrelated damages. Geoff Morrell, BP senior vice president of U.S. communications and external affairs, blasted allegations against the firm, and pushed back against dire predictions made in the wake of the 2010 oil spill, according to the report.
Politico BP Oil Spill Article Raises Eyebrows; Magazine And Oil Company Deny Pay-For-Play
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 07:41
Politico Magazine is being accused of shilling for Big Oil after publishing an article that attempted to downplay the environmental damage of the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But both the magazine and the oil company insist they are not trying to pull off a slick one. The article, “No, BP Didn’t Ruin the Gulf,” was written by Geoff Morrell, BP’s senior vice president of U.S.
BP takes another shot in bid to delay seafood claims payments
Monday, 20 October 2014 10:32
BP has asked a federal judge to delay a second round of oil spill payments to seafood workers, arguing that there are still problems within the compensation program. In a Monday (Oct. 20) filing in U.S. District Court in New Orleans, the British oil giant said "at some point" there should be a second round of up to $500 million in payments to workers hurt by the spill.
Rare victory for BP in Gulf of Mexico legal battles
Monday, 20 October 2014 04:21
The decision offers a small reprieve to the British oil giant, which is facing myriad legal battles in the US following the explosion of its Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform in 2010. The disaster killed 11 men and caused the biggest marine disaster America has ever seen, as oil flooded from its Macondo oil well into the Gulf of Mexico.
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Louisiana Lawsuit Appeal In BP Oil Spill
Sunday, 19 October 2014 09:54
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The justices did not comment Monday in leaving in place lower court rulings that dismissed the lawsuits against BP and other companies involved in the worst U.S.
US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims
Sunday, 19 October 2014 05:21
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes or regions that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The justices did not comment in leaving in place lower court rulings that dismissed the lawsuits against BP and other companies involved in the worst U.S.
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