Posts Tagged ‘criminal’

BP gets its life back

by on November 15, 2012 5:15 pm BST
BP gets its life backSAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Two years after a deadly combination of incompetence and negligence sank the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, after unleashing the worst oil spill ever in U.S. waters, after nearly going bankrupt, BP got its life back.It wasn't cheap. Including the $4.5 billion

BP to admit to misconduct in Gulf spill

by on November 15, 2012 4:20 am BST
The sources, who spoke to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said that BP would plead guilty in exchange for a waiver of future prosecution on the charges.BP and the Justice Department declined to comment, the news wire reported.BP has been locked in months-long negotiations with the US

Petrobras ‘to face criminal charges’ in refinery leak

by on September 7, 2012 5:51 pm BST
Petrobras spilt petroleum products into the sea from the Duque de Caxias refinery in Rio de Janeiro state and “everything indicates this occurred constantly”, Prosecutor Renato Machado told Bloomberg. The case will be filed “in the next few weeks”, he said.The case comes as Chevron faces two civil suits

Chevron’s Brazil chief can return to Texas

by on September 5, 2012 8:16 pm BST
Reuters cited documents published by a Brazilian court.Buck will be replaced by Kelly Hartshorn, head of Chevron's deepwater operations in Angola, a person with knowledge of the appointment told Reuters.The source declined to be named because he has not been authorized to speak about personnel matters, according to