February 25, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Trial began Monday in the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana between individuals affected by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and British Petroleum (BP). The other corporations involved are the rig owner Transocean Ltd. and well cement services provider Halliburton Co.. ...[read more]
February 14, 2013
by Keith Herting
A federal judge on Thursday accepted the guilty plea of Transocean Deepwater Inc. along with a criminal settlement of $400 million and $1 billion in civil penalties for the company's violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Judge Jane Triche Milazzo of ...[read more]
January 4, 2013
by Daniel Mullen
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday announced a settlement with Transocean Deepwater Inc. for the company's role in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Transocean pleaded guilty to "negligently discharging oil into the Gulf of Mexico," in violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) and ...[read more]
August 3, 2012
by Max Slater
A federal court in Brazil on Wednesday ordered Chevron and drilling company Transocean to suspend all oil drilling in Brazil within 30 days in the wake of two oil spills off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. A judge for Brazil's Regional Federal Court of the Second Region ruled that each company must ...[read more]
March 22, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
A Brazilian federal prosecutor on Thursday filed criminal charges against Chevron, Transocean Limited and 17 executives in relation to an oil spill that occurred late last year. The indictment charges the companies and a number of their executive officers with environmental crimes, as well as ...[read more]
January 27, 2012
by Jerry Votava
Judge Carl Barbier of the US District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana Thursday issued an order that British Petroleum (BP) will be held liable for a portion of the damages owed by Transocean stemming from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP will be required to indemnify Transocean ...[read more]
January 11, 2011
by Eryn Correa
The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spillreleased its full final report on Tuesday, tracing the deeper root causes of the spill and recommending steps to avoid future incidents. The report highlights mistakes made by British Petroleum (BP), as well as its partners Haliburton ...[read more]
August 13, 2010
by Sarah Miley
Alabama Attorney General Troy King on Thursday filed a lawsuit against BP for damages to the state's coast and economy, claiming that the oil giant has failed in its efforts to accept responsibility for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. King filed an additional lawsuit in the ...[read more]

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