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16 October 2007

Pax World divests from Weatherford international

Author: Pax World Mutual Funds

Pax World Management Corp., investment adviser to Pax World Funds...announced it has fully divested all holdings of Weatherford International (WFT) due to its operations in Sudan. Pax World divested all shares of Weatherford on Oct. 12 after the Sudan...

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9 November 2010

EPA subpoenas Halliburton over natural gas extraction method [USA]

Author: Geoff Mohan, Greenspace blog, Los Angeles Times

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a subpoena to compel Halliburton...to provide complete information on hydraulic fracturing... Halliburton remained the only company of nine that did not fully comply with a September request to provide the...

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21 June 2011

BP in $75m Gulf spill settlement with contractor

Author: Adam Jones, Financial Times

The UK oil and gas group has agreed to indemnify the US arm of Weatherford International, a Switzerland-based oilfield services company, against compensation claims linked to the accident – although it has not gone so far as to protect it from any...

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17 October 2011

BP to end payments to oil spill fund early [USA]

Author: Sylvia Pfeifer, Michael Stothard, Financial Times

BP will be able to cease its payments into a $20bn compensation fund to help meet claims from last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill one year earlier than expected after striking an out-of-court settlement with Anadarko...Anadarko, one of BP’s minority...

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16 December 2011

BP announces Cameron settlement over Gulf oil spill [USA]

Author: BBC News

Oil giant BP has agreed a settlement with contractor Cameron International over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Cameron was the designer and manufacturer of the blow-out preventer on the Deep Water Horizon project, which failed during the spill. Under...

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29 December 2011

BP staff may face US criminal charges over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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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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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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19 August 2014
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Author: Unión Sindical Obrera de la Industria del Petróleo, USO

“Nuevo atentado a dirigente sindical de la USO en Barrancabermeja” - 12 de Agosto de 2014...

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