The first stage of the US trial over the Deepwater Horizon disaster has concluded a month earlier than expected.
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An oil company boss has warned a shortage of experienced staff is jeopardising the North Sea's world-leading safety standards as the sector prepares for its biggest boom for 30 years.
Oil giant BP has been accused of putting speed before safety in the run-up to the Gulf of Mexico rig disaster because it was massively over budget on the project.
The US government and America’s Gulf Coast states are reported to be considering offering BP a deal under which it pays £10.5billion to settle civil suits stemming from the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Oil giant BP has been suspended from new US Government contracts because of its "lack of business integrity" in the way it handled the Gulf disaster.
Oil and gas service firm EFC Group has received safety accolades which have become increasingly important in the wake of 2010's Gulf of Mexico disaster.
The trial over who was to blame for the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has been delayed until next year.
Wild Well Control was involved in BP's huge operation after the Deepwater Horizon explosion.
A thick cloud of gas now hangs over the top of the Elgin-Franklin hub which witnesses say can be seen for miles.
Hundreds of oil workers were evacuated from a North Sea oil platform yesterday amid fears of an explosion after a major gas leak.
BP HAS filed court papers aimed at stopping it from having to pay compensation for possible punitive damages, fines and penalties US energy service firm Halliburton could face for its role in the Macondo disaster.
OIL giant BP is set to take another battering after a US judge ruled thousands of fishermen and business owners hit by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster could sue for punitive damages, it was reported yesterday.
North-east oil and gas explorer Xcite Energy has told the UK Government that it would be impossible for a surface oil spill to happen at its Bentley field.
A NEW Orleans federal judge overseeing litigation after the Deepwater Horizon disaster has ordered an oilfield services giant to turn over cement to federal investigators.
Tests performed before the deadly BP oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico should have raised doubts about the cement used to seal the well, investigators with Barack Obama's oil spill commission are claiming.