Gulf of Mexico

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...

WATCH: The Most Haunted Lighthouse in the US

Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

Pensacola Lighthouse in Florida is known for having one of the best views out to the Gulf of Mexico. Built in 1859, the lighthouse has a reputation a...

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....

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...

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 ...

BP In £4.9 Billion Settlement Deal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

BP is to outlay £4.9 billion on thousands of people hit by by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster. The company said it expected the money - 7....

BP Gulf Oil Spill Trial Delayed Ahead Of Possible £8bn Settlement

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 27.04.2012 | UK

BP is close to concluding a multi-billion dollar settlement over the impact of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. A trial over brought by around 12...

BP Reveals Multi-Billion Fightback

PA | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

BP signalled a further step in its recovery today by hiking its payout for shareholders for the first time since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Chie...

BP Sell-Off Deal Falls Through

PA | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

BP's pledge to sell off billions of dollars of assets to cover compensation for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster has been dealt a blow after a major de...

Bob Dudley Under Pressure As BP's Argentina Deal Stalls

PA | Posted 02.12.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The sale of BP's business in Argentina is on the verge of collapse, heaping fresh pressure on chief executive Bob Dudley, it is c...