A US federal appeals court upheld on Saturday a multibillion-dollar settlement between BP and coastal residents and businesses hit by the company`s massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010.
A US judge refused to temporarily shut down a multibillion-dollar settlement programme for compensating victims of BP`s 2010 Gulf oil spill, saying he has seen no evidence of widespread fraud among thousands of claims.
The study found that mixing the dispersant with oil increased toxicity of the mixture up to 52-fold over the oil alone.
The US report said that BP made a series of decisions that complicated cementing operations and triggered the disaster.
President Barack Obama vowed to do "whatever is necessary" to restore the US Gulf Coast.
Possible charges include manslaughter, which carries up to 10 years jail.
US says "violations of safety and operational regulations" caused explosion.
Microblogging website Twitter has revealed the subjects people talked about the most this year, and it includes singer Justin Bieber, the movie ‘Inception’, the Gulf oil spill, and blowing a vuvuzela.
A new species of microbe may be consuming the oil spilled in the Gulf, says a new study.
Louisiana`s marshes should recover from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in months, an expert said.
The storm poses risk to safety of 2,000 people responding to BP oil spill.
Four of the world`s oil giants said on Wednesday they were joining forces to create a billion-dollar system to capture oil in case of another catastrophic spill like the one in the Gulf of Mexico.
Scientists report early signs that Gulf of Mexico oil spill is altering marine food web.
The oil spill commission to probe root causes of BP oil rig explosion.
Researchers find two previously unknown species of bottom-dwelling fish in Gulf of Mexico.
The US govt Wednesday launched a new website to give information on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, moving away from the portal jointly run with oil giant BP.
A biomedical scientist has warned that the chemicals found in the gooey tar balls that are being produced as a result of the Gulf oil spill can cause cancer in humans.
The White House said Monday BP appears willing to set up the kind of victims compensation fund President Barack Obama is demanding, as Obama set out on a fourth visit to the stricken Gulf Coast.
Seventy-one people in Louisiana have suffered health problems due to oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Showbiz World - December 26, 2014