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  • BP enters plea in Gulf oil spill criminal case

    BP Plc pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to 14 criminal counts in connection with the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which killed 11 oil rig workers and poured 4.9 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Fines on horizon for BP, Transocean and Halliburton

    Yesterday U.S. offshore-drilling regulators issued citations against BP and two of its contractors—Transocean Ltd. and Halliburton Co.—for violating drilling regulations that led to last year’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The citations likely will lead to hefty fines for the companies.

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