Archive for December, 2011

BP Gulf Spill Trial On-Track After Cameron Loses Appeal

Cameron International Corporation sought to push back the BP Deepwater Horizon February 27th trial date by appealing U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier’s decision, based upon maritime law, to conduct a nonjury trial regarding who is liable for the explosion andRead More

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: Cameron Seeks To Delay Feb. 27 Trial

Cameron International Corporation, the company responsible for manufacturing the blowout preventer (BOP) used on BP’s Macondo oil well, urged a federal appeals court on Tuesday to delay the February 27 trial date issued by U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier. CameronRead More

Giant Cylinder Falls Off Barge On Way to BP’s Cherry Point Refinery, 1 Injury Reported

On the morning of Friday, December 9, a 130-foot-long cylinder weighing approximately 950,000 pounds rolled off of a barge and into the water roughly 500 yards from shore. The cylinder en route to BP’s Cherry Point refinery in Cherry Point,Read More

BP Accuses Halliburton of Destroying Deepwater Horizon Evidence

In a recent court filing, BP asked a federal judge to sanction Halliburton for allegedly destroying evidence of shoddy cement work done on the Macondo well that blew out on April 20, 2010. With trial expected to begin in lateRead More

Gulfport, Mississippi Seeking $12 Million From BP Oil Spill Fund

The city of Gulfport, Mississippi filed a $12 million claim against BP today seeking compensation for damages suffered as a result of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. City officials allege that BP is dragging its feet in paying claims.Read More

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