BP to Pay Record Criminal Penalty for...

BP to Pay Record Criminal Penalty for Gulf Oil Spill

There are 24 comments on the KTLA-TV Los Angeles story from Nov 15, 2012, titled BP to Pay Record Criminal Penalty for Gulf Oil Spill. In it, KTLA-TV Los Angeles reports that:

BP will pay a record U.S. fine to settle criminal claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Department of Justice official said Thursday.

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ivyawe

Philadelphia, PA

#1 Nov 15, 2012
Yea, and the White House closed their investigation exactly ten years after the September 11th attacks?

O'Yeah!

It was an explosion all right.

I worked for the British, and believe me the Irish still hate them.

Good Luck.
ivyawe

Philadelphia, PA

#2 Nov 15, 2012
D Truth

United States

#3 Nov 15, 2012
This just in: oil prices go up and US consumers will pay. Just kidding, but seriously you don't actually think BP isn't going to pass this onto the U.S. consumers.
los duck

Nha Trang, Vietnam

#4 Nov 15, 2012
Lost Angel!!! ;-0000
Patriot

Broomfield, CO

#5 Nov 15, 2012
The money is going to go to the people and clean up and restoration of the area that suffered the harm correct?

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#6 Jan 8, 2014
ivyawe wrote:
Yea, and the White House closed their investigation exactly ten years after the September 11th attacks?
O'Yeah!
It was an explosion all right.
I worked for the British, and believe me the Irish still hate them.
Good Luck.
lmao! thats funny

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#7 Jan 12, 2014
Can someone remind Halliburton to do a cement test before they drill again-??

only 11 people died-who cares

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#8 Jan 23, 2014
Patriot wrote:
The money is going to go to the people and clean up and restoration of the area that suffered the harm correct?
wrong, its going to Tony Blair's retirement

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#9 Feb 15, 2014
sorry Tony Hayward

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#10 May 16, 2014
"I want my life back" Tony Wayward Son

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#11 May 16, 2014
Oil criminals are addicted to oil

UAE is our drug cartel

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#12 May 20, 2014
Oil crooks

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#13 Jun 21, 2014
"I want my life back" Tony wayward Hayward 2011

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#14 Aug 6, 2014
BP British pollution

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#15 Sep 6, 2014
07Sep14.....While it is only fair that a major oil company such as BP ( British Petroleum for those of you who do not have a clue who BP is ) payUP its fair share of compensation for any faults occurring pertinent to drilling on any property no matter where in the WholeWideWorld, it should be noted that 25,000+ wells have been drilled in the Gulf of Mexico without one ( 1 ) mistake and / or accident.

It's very important to put things in proper perspective in such cases as the ' Horizon ' blowup.
When the Exxon Valdez grounded in Alaska and spilled several million litres of Crude Oil into the seas, Exxon ponied up and cover ALL costs of cleanup and in addition gave compensation to local fishermen that according to them....amounted to more than they would earn during the next 10 years. In addition. Exxon hired them to be included in the physical cleanup where they earned additional money over the next 3 years.

Of course, the environmentalists had a ' field day ' with this accident mainly because it pertained to Exxon ( the largest corporation in the WholeWideWorld - bar none - and the company making the most profits each year...leading the ' pack ' year after year. Now, when another ' oil spill ' happened off the coast of Scotland ( Shetland Islands ) several years later.....there wasn't a peep said about it. In fact, the general public don't even know it happened. Well it did, and because it did NOT involve a Major Oil Company.....the cockroaches and miscreants and hustlers weren't interested in reporting it. The oil spill pertained to a supertanker that was ' only transporting ' Crude Oil for a bunch of ' speculators ' and NOT owned by a Major Oil company. There was NO money in it and so, they just let it die. However, we in the Oil & Gas industry know all about it.
Again, countless tens of millions of dollars were spent to ' cleanup ' and compensate local
fishermen. Again, they earned more money than they would make in the following 10 years.

As an aside, the Oil & Gas business is the cleanest and safest business in the World. It provides
' millions ' of jobs in ALL countries in the world. It provides Job Positions to people and include
many, many perks that you won't find in other professions...such as high wages, great
accommodations, foodstuffs, transportation, and considerate rotational work schedules all
around the World. People who complain about the Oil & Gas Industry are Really & Truly nothing
more than schidt-for-brains and don't know their arse from a hole in the ground.

Ps:.....besides they are envious and much jealous of those that work in such a wonderful
industry.

Tuco Blondie
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#16 Oct 2, 2014
swedenforever wrote:
BP British pollution
lol! Caribou Barbie where are you?

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#17 Nov 11, 2014
.....12Nov1so as you cn see....when presented with some facts, the
naysayers run and hide.

Tuco Blondie
Swedenforever

Hyattsville, MD

#18 Nov 13, 2014
Halliburton blames BP

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#19 Nov 21, 2014
Halliburton is making paper shredders lol
Swedenforever

Silver Spring, MD

#20 Nov 23, 2014
2015 Candidates should announce in March

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