Possible charges include manslaughter, which carries up to 10 years jail.
BP`s vilified chief executive Tony Hayward resigned on Tuesday, as the British oil giant said the Gulf of Mexico disaster will cost it 32 billion dollars after causing a record quarterly loss.
One of the most likely successors is BP managing director Bob Dudley.
BP has decided CEO Tony Hayward should step down over his handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
The chief executive of UK oil giant BP, Tony Hayward, was likely to resign within the next 24 hours in the aftermath of the catastrophic Gulf of
Mexico oil spill.
BP boss Tony Hayward said he would wait until BP finished its probe into the April 20 blast.
Day in Pics: 5th March
Showbiz World - March 5 2015
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