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Legal News Podcast - BP Agrees to $ 1 Billion Settlement With Lessee in Gulf Oil Spill Disaster - Plus More Gulf Oil Spill Resources
Posted on 24 May 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

A Macondo well lessee agrees to a $1 billion settlement with BP over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, and, a $212 million settlement is reached with two Madoff feeder funds. Hear these and other stories from LexisNexis® Mealey's Publications. Copyright©... Read More

BP Accuses Halliburton Of Destroying Cement Testing Data
Posted on 7 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

NEW ORLEANS - BP on Dec. 5 filed a motion in the multidistrict litigation court in Louisiana federal court for claims arising from the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and ensuing oil spill, seeking sanctions against Halliburton Energy Services... Read More

LexisNexis® Legal News Podcast for July 14, 2011 - Settlement Communications In BP Oil Spill MDL Cases To Remain Confidential
Posted on 14 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Environmental Law Community Staff

U.S. Judge Carl J. Barbier of the Eastern District of Louisiana says that settlement communications in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill cases are to remain confidential, and, a $3.5 million punitive damages award is vacated in an auto-worker's discrimination... Read More

BP PLC and MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC Reach $1.06 Billion Settlement over Deepwater Horizon Explosion
Posted on 23 May 2011 by Shane Dilworth

NEW ORLEANS - (Mealey's) BP PLC and MOEX Offshore 2007 LLC and affiliates Mitsui Oil Exploration Co. and MOEX USA Corp., which had a 10 percent interest in the Macondo Well where the Deepwater Horizon oil rig was drilling, announced May 20 that they... Read More