BP To Sell Part Of Its Gulf Of Mexico Stake To ChevronBP is selling part of its stake in an emerging oil-producing region in the Gulf of Mexico to Chevron, and the two companies, along with Conoco Phillips, will work to develop the fields together.
Death Toll Climbs Past 80 In Siege In The Sahara The death toll from the terrorist siege at a natural gas plant in the Sahara climbed to at least 81 on Sunday as Algerian forces searching the refinery for explosives found dozens more bodies, many so badly disfigured it was unclear whether they were hostages or militants, a security official said.
BP Suspended From New US ContractsBP is being temporarily suspended from new contracts with the U.S. government, the Environmental Protection Agency says.
EPA: BP's 'Lack of Business Integrity' Led to Contract SuspensionBP is being temporarily suspended from new contracts with the U.S. government, the Environmental Protection Agency says.
Oil Rig Explosion: Four Hurt, Two Missing in Gulf of MexicoAn oil rig explosion off the coast of Louisiana sent four people to hospital Friday and two others were believed to be missing, Coast Guard officials said.
BP Will Pay Record Fine, Two Facing Manslaughter Charges in Gulf Oil Spill Oil giant BP has agreed to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history, totaling billions of dollars, for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday.
Opinion: Another Hurricane Reminds Us Of The Need For An Effective AdministrationThe 2012 presidential campaign between President Obama and Mitt Romney will be book-ended by hurricanes.
Safety Panel: BP Missed The Big Hazard Issues In SpillBP focused too much on the little details of personal worker safety instead of the big systemic hazards that led to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill and wasn't as strict on overall safety when drilling rigs involved other companies that they hired, a government safety panel concludes.
U.S. Gives BP First Gulf Drilling Permit Since Catastrophic Oil SpillRegulators said Wednesday BP has met strict safety requirements implemented after the Deepwater Horizon disaster.