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Why Is The Government Defending BP Over Oil Disaster?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

The Government backed oil giant BP, which is challenging its ban on contracts in the US, after its chaotic mishandling of the Gulf of Mexico oil disas...

Global Financial Crisis Caused by Greedy, Incompetent Men. Who Knew?

Tess Finch-Lees | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK
Tess Finch-Lees

The Banking Commission also recognized that excluding women from positions of power is harmful to the economy. But this isn't breaking news. In the wake of Enron, The Higgs report found that the old boys club was detrimental to the health of UK plc. Had anyone listened to the warnings then, the global financial crisis could have been averted.

"BrentGate" Will Be Larger Than the Libor Scandal

Johnny West | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK
Johnny West

Here's a prediction: the Brent price fixing scandal will turn out to be larger than Libor. Energy prices ripple throughout the real economy and there will be not thousands but millions of angry punters ready to exercise a grievance if any of these allegations turn out to be true.

Were BP And Shell Fixing Oil Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Oil companies BP and Shell are being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, distortions that could have harmed ordinary consumers. Norwegia...

BP And Shell Investigated By European Commission Over Price-Fixing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Oil company BP is being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, it emerged on Tuesday night. The European Commission said a series of unannounc...

Can You Make Art Without Oil?

Zion Lights | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Zion Lights

Oil companies aren't known for their ethics. Last month an ExxonMobil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas, wreaked havoc in the small town, destroying people's houses, gardens and local wildlife. It doesn't fill you with confidence that the oil industry's investment in a fragile area of British culture can be trusted.

Charlie Thomas

Rolls-Royce's New Chairman Faces Giant Task Ahead Of SFO Probe Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Engine maker Rolls-Royce has posted its 10th year in a row of rising underlying profits - up 24% to £1.4 billion - and announced BP director Ian Davi...

Charlie Thomas

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Cuts $1bn Off BP Annual Profits

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK

Oil giant BP revealed its profits had been hit by the fallout from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, posting a net profit of $3.99 billion (£2....

Islamist Militants Turning Sahara Into 'Theatre Of War'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

Guerillas are waging a battle against Western interests in the vast Sahara desert, turing the region into a "theatre of war", an expert has warned. ...

British National 'Killed In Gas Field Terror Attack'

Posted 16.01.2013 | UK

"Several" British nationals have been caught up in a terrorist attack on an oil facility in Algeria, Downing Street have said. UK sources were unab...

Transocean Admits Guilt Over Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster

Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Transocean, the company which leased the Deepwater Horizon rig to oil giant BP, has been fined $1.4 billion (£860 million) after admitting its role i...

BP Slapped With Record £2.8bn Fine For Oil Spill

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is to pay the biggest fine in US history after agreeing a £2.8 billion settlement with authorities for claims relating to the Deepwater ...

BP Faces Record Fine, Arrests, Over Oil Spill

Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

BP will be fined a record multi-billion amount by the US government and two of its staff will reportedly face manslaughter charges as a result of the ...

US Government To Seek 'Negligence' Verdict Over BP Spill

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

BP's hopes of reaching a settlement over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe were dealt a blow on Wednesday after it emerged that the US government inte...

London 2012: Environmentally Friendly?

Giovanni Vimercati | Posted 23.09.2012 | UK Sport
Giovanni Vimercati

Should you find yourself eating a custard tart in Trafalgar Square do make sure not to spill any cream on the floor. It's a criminal damage and you are liable for arrest.

BP Nearing £7.4 Bn Settlement Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is reportedly nearing a £7.4 billion settlement with US authorities as it seeks to draw a line under the Deepwater Horizon disaster. ...

BP Nearing Billion Pound Settlement Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is reportedly nearing a £7.4 billion settlement with US authorities as it seeks to draw a line under the Deepwater Horizon disaster. ...

Olympics Sponsorship: Coca Cola Faces Questions Over Links to Controversial Orange Harvest

Andrew Wasley | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Sport
Andrew Wasley

As the opening ceremony approaches, a steady drip of 'sweatshop' and 'forced labour' allegations over poor conditions for workers manufacturing official Olympics merchandise have emerged.

The Battle for Iraqi Oil: Can There Ever Be a Winner?

Shwan Zulal | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK
Shwan Zulal

Shwan Zulal This article first appeared on Niqash The battle for Iraq's oil goes on. Iraqi Kurdistan is intent on controlling its own oil, Baghdad i...

Ex-BP CEO Chooses Sea Protection Forum to Talk About Spill

Simon Johns | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK
Simon Johns

BP should have done more to prevent the Gulf of Mexico oil spill two years ago but the company's complacency was not unique in the industry, former CEO Tony Hayward said this week in his most public comments yet about the disaster.

Olympics Sponsors Under Pressure From Human Rights Groups

PA | Posted 16.04.2012 | UK

Human rights and environmental pressure groups have joined forces today in a campaign against three sponsors of the London Olympics. The protest ca...

BP Bosses Confronted By Screaming Protesters

PA | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

BP's top bosses contended with screaming environmental protesters, a backlash on executive pay and more anger over the company's record in the Gulf of...

Pranksters Target Olympics Over BP as 'Sustainability Partners'

Pete Speller | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Sport
Pete Speller

Early morning on 11 April an article appeared on what at first glance looked like the official website of the London Organising Committee of the Olympics and Paralymic Games (LOCOG) that broke the news they were ditching BP as their Sustainability Partner.

Chevron: Take a Lesson From BP, Do The Right Thing

Martin Horwood | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Politics
Martin Horwood

Our cousins across the pond were horrified and, rightly so, at the damage wrought by the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But what about the misconduct of the U.S oil company, Chevron, in Ecuador?

BP Boss' Bonus Totals More Than Half A Million Pounds

PA | Posted 06.05.2012 | UK

The boss of BP was awarded a bonus worth more than half a million pounds for 2011 today despite a turbulent year which saw a landmark deal to explore ...