BP OIL SPILL CIVIL TRIAL

BP is facing multi-district litigation in a civil trial in New Orleans to resolve damages and apportion blame for the Deepwater Horizon disaster of April 2010

UK wades into BP fight over US payouts

Court decisions raise ‘grave international comity concerns’

BP to fight oil spill negligence ruling

Penalty of up to $18bn could be deferred for several years

US negligence ruling catches BP off guard

Court finding leaves oil group facing tough legal fight

BP faces $18bn fine on negligence ruling

Shares tumble almost 6% on wilful misconduct charge

BP tries to remove oil spill claims chief

Group alleges emails point to conflict of interest

Supreme Court delivers blow on BP payouts

Suspended spill payments for businesses set to resume

Report points to valve fault in BP spill

US probe highlights significance of equipment company did not own

BP faces ‘staggering’ compensation costs

Group asks US Supreme Court to block oil spill payouts

BP faces losing compensation payout fight

Federal appeals court rejects call to keep injunction in place

BP in last-ditch effort to limit payouts

US Supreme Court to be asked to review spill compensation deal

BP appeal rejected in Deepwater case

Oil group faces further compensation costs after ruling

Lawyers’ row hits BP’s oil spill deal

Concerns raised over how settlement claims got to front of queue

Deepwater Horizon: Cleaning up

Arguments over effects BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico still rage

BP refuses to fund spill studies

Ban lifted on BP bids for US contracts

EPA deal ends suspension after Deepwater Horizon

BP seeks trial on harm from Macondo spill

Oil group says only one bird from endangered species was found dead

BP loses appeal on spill settlement terms

Businesses not required to prove losses caused by Gulf oil spill

BP battles Washington over spill data

Call for extensive process of discovery before trial resumes

BP setback in effort to curb spill costs

Appeals court rejects move to curb Deepwater disaster payments

US court upholds Deepwater Horizon settlement

Blow to BP’s hopes of curbing compensation payments

BP to appeal over compensation order

Company told to pay some businesses that suffered no losses from spill

Ex-BP engineer guilty of obstruction

Kurt Mix faces up to 20 years in jail

BP accuses US lawyer of ‘brazen fraud’

Oil group contends claimants seeking compensation did not exist

BP lawyers accused of misleading court

Group said to have made ‘absurd’ compensation statements

BP finds friends in higher places

US federal appeals court has spoken out in oil group’s defence