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Some of the text messages that a former BP drilling engineer deleted from his cellphone contained information that could have been evidence in the Justice Department's investigation of the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, an FBI agent testified Wednesday at the engineer's trial on obstruction of justice charges.
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BP is leading an industry-wide push to develop technology that can retrieve oil from formations that are so deep under the sea floor, and under such high pressure and temperature, that conventional equipment would melt or be crushed by the conditions.
Advocates here are hoping to get North Carolina included on the federal list of ocean waters to be set aside for future exploration.
The British government has taken the unusual step of filing a brief in a Texas federal court in support of BP in its quest to get the Environmental Protection Agency to lift a ban on British oil firm's ability to bid for federal contracts, including leases on new offshore drilling prospects in the Gulf of Mexico.
A Livonia man and former mayoral candidate in Detroit is set to serve 15 years in a federal prison after being found guilty of mail fraud.
A jury is set to hear testimony from the first witness at the trial of a former BP drilling engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A former BP Plc senior engineer who helped lead efforts to cap the Macondo well as oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 destroyed evidence sought by the U.S. in a probe of the spill, a federal prosecutor told jurors.
A federal prosecutor vowed Tuesday to prove that a former BP drilling engineer was trying to destroy evidence when he deleted hundreds of text messages from a cellphone after the company's 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
A 17-year-old Arizona girl and her two younger sisters hugged, touched each other's faces and talked about how they had all changed when they finally were reunited after their mother and stepfather kept them... A 17-year-old Arizona girl hugged her two younger sisters, touched their faces and talked about how they had all changed when they finally ... (more)
Twelve jurors and three alternates have been picked to hear the Justice Department's case against a former BP drilling engineer charged with deleting text messages and voicemails about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may have been too harsh when it banned BP Plc from lucrative federal contracts as punishment for its 2010 Macondo oil spill, the United Kingdom and prominent business groups said on Tuesday.
A ruling in a Texas district court means that, for the first time, overseas shareholders will now be allowed to pursue oil giant BP for the cost of damages caused by the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Oil giant BP's attempts to limit claims over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill have been given a boost after a US appeals court ruled in its favour.
The trial of Kurt Mix, the low-level BP engineer charged with deleting text messages and obstructing the government's oil spill investigation, started with jury selection Monday.
A still image of the cap atop the BP Macondo well, from a mid-December 2012 video survey for leaking oil at the wellhead and the nearby site of wreckage of the Deepwater Horizon drillship on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico.
GULF SHORES, Alabama -- Proving its worth, the three-day Hangout Music Festival has essentially extended the summer season on the Alabama Gulf Coast by infusing more than $31 million into the local economy during the traditional tourist "shoulder season" in May, according to results of an Auburn professor's study.