Fri November 16, 2012
BP Settles Criminal Suit Over Gulf Oil Spill
Originally published on Fri November 16, 2012 4:05 am
BP will pay nearly $1.3 billion for crimes associated with its 2010 drilling rig accident and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On top of that, the company will pay more than $3 billion to settle claims from the U.S. Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission.