Transocean Ltd.

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  • 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.

  • Plaintiffs in BP oil spill suits can seek punitive damages

    Last week a federal judge in New Orleans ruled that businesses and individuals suing BP, Transocean Ltd., Halliburton Co. and other companies tied to last year’s Gulf oil spill can seek punitive damages for economic and environmental losses they endured because of the spill.

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