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New mass of tar on Louisiana coast linked to 2010 BP oil ...

Halliburton was BP's cement contractor on the rig. Prosecutors say Anthony Badalamenti told two Halliburton employees to erase data during a post-spill review of the company's cement job on the Macondo well. He is the first individual charged with crimes associated with the spill and its …

BP accuses Halliburton over Gulf of Mexico oil spill ...

Dec 06, 2011· BP accuses Halliburton over Gulf of Mexico oil spill ... damaging evidence relating to last year's Gulf of Mexico oil spill. ... of the testing as well as the physical cement samples used in the ...

BP investigators were never given oil well cement test ...

Feb 28, 2013· A schematic from the BP Bly investigative report outlines three alternative paths for gas and oil to have made their way to the surface during the Macondo well blowout. (Photo by BP p.l.c.) A …

Testimony at oil spill trial faults BP response - usatoday.com

Oct 01, 2013· Testimony at oil spill trial faults BP response. An employee of the company that owned the doomed Deepwater Horizon drilling rig testified Tuesday that he …

Panel Says Firms Knew of Cement Flaws Before Spill

Oct 29, 2010· Halliburton knew before the blast on a BP rig in the Gulf of Mexico that the cement mixture was unstable, a commission found. ... from Halliburton samples of the same cement …

GULF SPILL: Record of BP's worker-testing firm raises ...

Jun 18, 2010· GULF SPILL Record of BP's worker-testing firm raises conflict-of-interest questions. Elana Schor, E&E reporter. Greenwire: Friday, June 18, 2010 ... the company collected composite soil samples ...

Oil Spill Trial Opens, but Effort for a Deal Continues ...

Feb 26, 2013· But as the long-awaited trial began here, federal prosecutors and plaintiffs' lawyers made emotional appeals for the trial judge to find BP guilty of gross negligence, pointing to mounds of e ...

Feds: Halliburton agrees to plead guilty in 2010 Gulf oil ...

Washington ? Halliburton Energy Services has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the Department of Justice said Thursday. Federal officials said in a news release that a criminal information charging Halliburton with …

Claims against BP contractors dismissed at trial - The ...

NEW ORLEANS — A federal judge conducting a trial to assign fault for the nation's worst offshore oil spill dismissed claims Wednesday against a BP contractor and the company that made a key ...

Gulf spill trial: Contractor finds cement samples that may ...

Gulf spill trial: Contractor finds cement samples that may have been same sample used to seal well. ... 2010, killed 11 workers and led to the enormous spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The failure of ...

High-stakes trial begins for 2010 Gulf oil spill

Feb 25, 2013· High-stakes trial begins for 2010 Gulf oil spill. MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press ... Lawyers for BP and Halliburton, the cement contractor that constructed the cement barrier to prevent oil or gas from flowing up the well, will outline their cases later Monday.

Former BP worker set for oil spill trial - The Boston Globe

Former BP worker set for oil spill trial ... and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ... was BP's cement contractor on the Deepwater ...

Rig Owner Transocean Begins Defense in Gulf Oil Spill Trial

Mar 18, 2013· Transocean started its defense Monday at a trial designed to determine the cause and assign fault for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ... in Gulf Oil Spill Trial. ... cement contractor ...

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN ...

5 I. INTRODUCTION AND PROCEDURAL HISTORY 1. Figure 1 illustrates the DEEPWATER HORIZON, the HORIZON's marine riser and blowout preventer ("BOP"), and the Macondo well prior to the blowout on April 20, 2010.1 Figure 1 2 1 Several figures are included with these Findings of Fact. These are provided solely as an explanatory aide and

Judge Places Most Blame on BP for 2010 Oil Spill | Time

Sep 04, 2014· Barbier oversaw a trial last year to distribute fault for the spill. BP could face up to $18 billion in fines, Bloomberg reports, though appeals will likely delay if and when any penalties are ...

Plaintiffs: Halliburton's reckless behavior marring Gulf ...

Lawyers for individuals and businesses suing over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill say Halliburton's delay in turning over key evidence in the ongoing civil trial shows the same recklessness ...

Halliburton admits to destroying evidence in Gulf oil ...

Jul 26, 2013· Halliburton admits to destroying evidence in Gulf oil spill. ... Halliburton was BP's cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in April 2010. The blowout triggered a blast that killed 11 workers and spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf. ... BP and Transocean are also defendants in a federal civil trial that began in ...

BP drilling operations face scrutiny in Gulf oil spill trial

It marks the third day of the Gulf oil spill trial designed to figure out how much BP and other companies are to blame for the spill. ... BP drilling operations face scrutiny in Gulf oil spill ...

BP 2010 Oil Spill Settlement: A Timeline of Litigation

Jul 02, 2015· BP has reached a $18.7 billion settlement to end five years of litigation following the devastating 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. It is the largest settlement with a single entity in U.S. history ...

A Stakeholder Analysis of the BP Oil Spill and the ...

of oil was released into the Gulf, contaminating the waters and surrounding shorelines (Federal On-Scene Coordinators, 2011). After the spill, a federal joint task force was assigned to determine the cause of the oil spill. They concluded that BP, Transocean and Halliburton, the contractor used to seal

Gulf oil spill: Halliburton to plead guilty to destroying ...

Jul 26, 2013· Gulf oil spill: Halliburton to plead guilty to destroying spill evidence ... Halliburton was BP's cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. The blowout ...

One group of liars pointing their finger at another group ...

Dec 06, 2011· Cement was a key factor in causing America's worst offshore oil spill. The blast that followed at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in April led to the release of 780m litres (206m gallons) of crude oil in the Gulf of Mexico. BP and Halliburton are locked in a legal battle ahead of a trial …

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Timeline of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill - Wikipedia

The following is a timeline of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill (also referred to as the BP oil spill, the Gulf of Mexico oil spill or the Macondo blowout). It was a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest offshore spill in U.S. history. It was a result of the well blowout that began with the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion on April 20, 2010.

OSHA: Oil Spill Cleanup Workers Entitled to PPE (Personal ...

Jun 17, 2010· Continuing its series of public service blogs related to the Gulf oil spill, MSDSonline looks at PPE's and worker training. Workers involved in the oil spill cleanup face a multitude of hazards; consequently, they are entitled to personal protective equipment and special training.

Blowout - MintPress News

BP's cement contractor on the drilling rig that exploded in 2010 and caused the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history said its recent discovery of missing cement samples was the result of a ...

The Gulf Oil Spill - Crime Museum

The Gulf Oil Spill Home » Crime Library ... Once the oil was reached, the plan was to cap the well column with three cement plugs so that another rig could return at a later time and remove the oil. The contractor for the cementing process was Halliburton Inc. The official investigation into the cause of the spill has revealed that BP and ...

BP Deepwater Horizon Accident Investigation Report - YouTube

Sep 08, 2010· BP has published its internal investigation into the accident on the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico on 20 April 2010. The investigation found that …