Oil rig explosion settlement

2 Jul 2015 five states to resolve nearly all claims from its deadly Gulf of Mexico oil spill five years ago in the largest corporate settlement in U.S. history.

The settlement ended all civil and criminal penalty claims against the owners and operators of the rig – BP, Anadarko, TransOcean and Halliburton – under the Clean Water Act and the Oil Pollution Act. It also included economic damage claims submitted by the five Gulf states and their local governments. The Jan. 22, 2018, explosion, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) southeast of Tulsa, was the deadliest drilling accident since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 Oil Rig Explosion Leaves 1 Dead, 3 Injured in Burleson County One contractor lost his life and three others were seriously injured in an explosion at an oil rig Massive Explosion at Houston Manufacturing Business Kills 2, Injures 1 The news is reporting that early this morning, an explosion at a manufacturing business in northwest On April 20, 2010, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The explosion, which killed 11 men, caused the rig to sink and started a catastrophic oil leak from the well. Before it was capped three months later, approximately 134 million gallons of oil had spilled into the Gulf, Using money from a settlement tied to a decade-old oil rig disaster, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved purchasing 1,100 acres on Matagorda Peninsula as part of a wider nature BP settles Deepwater Horizon oil spill for $20 billion BP agrees to $18.7 billion dollar Gulf oil spill settlement The spill followed the April 2010 explosion on an offshore rig that The Deepwater Horizon oil spill is an industrial disaster that began on April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect, considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry and estimated to be 8% to 31% larger in volume than the previous largest, the Ixtoc I oil spill, also in the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. federal government estimated the total discharge at 4.9 million barrels. After several failed efforts to contain the flow, the well

5 Oct 2015 (Bloomberg) — The value of BP Plc's settlement with the U.S. government and five Gulf states over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill rose to $20.8 

6 Oct 2015 The federal government on Monday announced the details of a record $20 billion civil settlement with the British oil company BP over the 2010  BP announced Friday a tentative settlement with victims of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of The Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig owned and operated by  4 Apr 2016 between a group of five Gulf Coast states — including Texas — and BP stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill. 21 Jun 2018 The Average Settlement Amounts for Oil Refinery Explosions in TX. Disasters at oil rigs and oil refineries are extremely rare. In most oil rig 

7 Dec 2017 oil settlement money to figure out ways to make offshore drilling safer and from BP and Transocean following the Deepwater Horizon spill.

31 May 2012 The BP oil spill settlement will cover two separate classes: those who had economic and property damage and those who have medical claims  5 Apr 2016 “The only way we can protect our waters, our coastal communities, and our climate is to end offshore drilling all together and keep dirty fuels in  5 Oct 2015 (Bloomberg) — The value of BP Plc's settlement with the U.S. government and five Gulf states over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill rose to $20.8  The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion was the April 20, 2010, explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit, which was owned and operated by Transocean and drilling for BP in the Macondo Prospect oil field about 40 miles southeast off the Louisiana coast. The explosion and subsequent fire resulted in the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon and the deaths of 11 workers; 17 others were injured. The same blowout that caused the explosion a The explosion. The Deepwater Horizon rig, owned and operated by offshore-oil-drilling company Transocean and leased by oil company BP, was situated in the Macondo oil prospect in the Mississippi Canyon, a valley in the continental shelf. The oil well over which it was positioned was located on the seabed 4,993 feet (1,522 metres) The settlement ended all civil and criminal penalty claims against the owners and operators of the rig – BP, Anadarko, TransOcean and Halliburton – under the Clean Water Act and the Oil Pollution Act. It also included economic damage claims submitted by the five Gulf states and their local governments. The Jan. 22, 2018, explosion, about 100 miles (160 kilometers) southeast of Tulsa, was the deadliest drilling accident since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010

31 May 2012 The BP oil spill settlement will cover two separate classes: those who had economic and property damage and those who have medical claims 

Using money from a settlement tied to a decade-old oil rig disaster, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved purchasing 1,100 acres on Matagorda Peninsula as part of a wider nature

5 Apr 2019 McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Attorneys representing the wife of an Oklahoma man who was killed in an oil rig explosion have dismissed a 

3 Sep 2014 The settlement, a fraction of the damages paid by companies involved BP has paid out $28 billion in claims for oil spill costs, and it faces an  13 Jun 2019 VIDEO: Officials releasing new report on gas explosion in Pittsburg County safety and federal regulations are not firm in place for on-shore drilling. Patterson UTI reached settlements with the families of the five men who  5 days ago Deepwater Horizon oil spill, largest marine oil spill in history, caused by an April In the process of reaching a settlement with BP, the largest  4 Apr 2016 "BP's negligent acts that caused the blowout, explosion and oil spill … were profit -driven decisions," Barbier declared in his 2014 ruling. "These  28 Sep 2018 After the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded in 2010, BP paid out more The tiny payout was part of a confidential settlement to dismiss a  5 Dec 2019 Part of that litigation involved a medical settlement for coastal residents and clean -up workers with spill-related health issues. But under a ruling  The collapse of the Deepwater Horizon is widely considered to be the worst oil spill in U.S. history. Additionally, BP faces scores of lawsuits from businesses that  

12 Feb 2020 Also known as the Deepwater Horizon spill or the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, The Restore Act of 2012 set aside 80% of the BP oil spill settlement  On April 20, 2010, a massive offshore oil rig known as the Deepwater Horizon exploded and caught fire in the Gulf of Mexico, about 50 miles from Louisiana's  4 Apr 2016 Barbier had set the stage for the settlement with an earlier ruling that BP had been "grossly negligent" in the offshore rig explosion that killed 11