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U.S. appeals court rejects BP bid to undo ruling in oil spill case

Sunday, 18 May 2014 14:54
By Dan Levine (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court will not revisit a decision to reject BP Plc's bid to block businesses from recovering money over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, even if those businesses could not trace their economic losses to the disaster. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in March voted 2-1 to authorize payments on so-called business economic loss claims, and said an injunction preventing payments should be lifted.
Is BP plc A Super Growth Stock?
Saturday, 17 May 2014 21:59
The performance of shares in BP (LSE: BP)(NYSE: BP.US) has been roughly in line with the FTSE 100 thus far in 2014, with the oil major being up 3% and the index being up 2% year-to-date. This may, at first, appear disappointing after BP (LSE: BP.L - news) experienced a far more prosperous 2013 than 2012. However, with ongoing tensions in Ukraine and the uncertainty surrounding doing business in Russia, it is perhaps surprising that…
HBO's 'Crude Awakening' examines effects of BP oil spill cleanup
Saturday, 17 May 2014 07:52
While lots of attention has been focused recently on a "60 Minutes" report on BP's claims of fraud in the settlement over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a report on HBO's "Vice," airing over this week, sharply criticizes the company's use of chemical dispersant in its cleanup efforts. "Crude Awakening," which premiered Friday (May 16), examines the effects on the chemical Corexit on everything from the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico and the…
BP called to account on risks
Saturday, 17 May 2014 04:00
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Nicolas Cage to play disgraced Congressman
Friday, 16 May 2014 19:23
9:47 HRS IST Los Angeles, May 18 (PTI) Actor Nicolas Cage is set to play Colin Price, a New Orleans congressman dealing with the aftermath of sex scandal and BP oil spill, in 'The Runner'. The political thriller will take place in the aftermath of the tragic BP oil spill happening in 2010, reported Ace Showbiz. Producer Austin Stark ('Infinitely Polar Bear') is confirmed to sit behind the lens, making his writing and directorial debut…
Nicolas Cage to play disgraced Congressman in 'The Runner'
Friday, 16 May 2014 19:09
9:47 HRS IST Los Angeles, May 18 (PTI) Actor Nicolas Cage is set to play Colin Price, a New Orleans congressman dealing with the aftermath of sex scandal and BP oil spill, in 'The Runner'. The political thriller will take place in the aftermath of the tragic BP oil spill happening in 2010, reported Ace Showbiz. Producer Austin Stark ('Infinitely Polar Bear') is confirmed to sit behind the lens, making his writing and directorial debut…
BP Settlement — No Oil? No Problem? No, Not Really.
Friday, 16 May 2014 03:49
A couple of weeks ago, I had two separate yet related conversations with two couples. The first conversation was with an incredibly sweet husband and wife from South Louisiana. The husband worked for over a year cleaning up BP’s oil spill along the Louisiana coast. He now has a myriad of health problems which they believe are related to his exposure to the oil and to Corexit, a chemical used by BP to sink the…
Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival highlights post-oil spill challenges
Thursday, 15 May 2014 17:26
Monica Hernandez / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @mhernandezwwl NEW ORLEANS - Whether you like it fried, boiled, or chargrilled, the seafood is served up fresh at the 10th annual Plaquemines Parish Seafood Festival. It’s a celebration of the community's heritage and one of it's major industries. “The food's amazing, it's so good out here,” said Plaquemines Parish resident Jailyn Owings.
Budget lacks money for Gulf oil spill litigation
Thursday, 15 May 2014 07:31
Share: FacebookTwitterGoogle Plus 1 hour 39 minutes ago by AP BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's budget for next year doesn't include any money for the state's ongoing legal case against BP for damages caused by the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is asking lawmakers to add $15 million to the 2014-15 spending plans to continue the casework.
Aqua-Chem develops safety device for offshore oil rigs
Thursday, 15 May 2014 00:00
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