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4 September 2014

In re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010

Author: US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

The Court’s conclusions relative to the Phase One trial…: BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (“BPXP”) is subject to enhanced civil penalties under the Clean Water Act (“CWA”)…as the discharge of oil was the result of BPXP’s gross negligence and...

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16 July 2013

Case profile: US Deepwater Horizon explosion & oil spill lawsuits

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuits stemming from 20 April 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.]

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4 April 2013

Cameron Dismissed From All Claims in BP Gulf Spill Case [USA]

Author: Allen Johnson Jr., Margaret Cronin Fisk & Jef Feeley, Bloomberg Business Week

Cameron International Corp. (CAM) won dismissal from all claims arising from BP Plc’s 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill after a judge said there was no evidence showing the company was at fault for the disaster. Cameron, which made the so-called blowout...

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29 October 2012

[PDF] Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 7

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Full text of October 2012 issue of the Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin. Refers to lawsuits against adidas, Amesys (part of Bull), Anadarko, Anglo Platinum (part of Anglo American), Areva, Blackwater, BP, CACI, Cameron International...

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6 March 2012

BP vs. Gulf Coast: It’s Not Settled Yet

Author: Antonia Juhasz, Nation [USA]

The settlement proposal between BP and some 120,000 individuals and businesses includes key provisions long sought by those most economically and physically devastated by the gulf oil disaster...What this settlement does not address, and what may yet...

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6 March 2012

Times-Picayune journalist analyses health settlement in Gulf of Mexico oil spill litigation

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22 February 2012

BP, Transocean, Settle With Injured Deepwater Horizon Worker [USA]

Author: Joe Schneider, Bloomberg

BP...Transocean...and others involved in the operation of the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by a worker injured in the blast. Oleander Benton, the Deepwater Horizon worker, said in...

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22 February 2012

Judge Keeps Tight Leash in BP Litigation [USA]

Author: Amanda Bronstad, National Law Journal [USA]

Barbier issued a series of orders tightening the scope of the first of what was expected to be three trial phases to a single question: Who is liable for the April 20, 2010, explosion that killed 11 workers and blew a well that spewed 4.4 million...

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3 January 2012

BP sues Halliburton for Deepwater Horizon oil spill clean-up costs [USA]

Author: Dominic Rushe, Guardian [UK]

BP has handed the bill for clearing up the disastrous 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to Halliburton, the US contractor it claims botched the cement work on the failed rig. The oil group has filed a suit in New Orleans seeking "the amount of costs...

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3 January 2012

Crucial year for BP in gulf spill legal fight [USA]

Author: Jeremy Lemer & Ed Crooks, Financial Times

For BP, 2012 will be a crucial year as the UK oil major defends itself against a barrage of civil lawsuits and the looming threat of criminal charges relating to the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in which 11 people died…The company...

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