February 26, 2013

BP’s greed for more profit has caused oil spill disaster, court hears

British oil company BP’s greed for more profit has caused the fatal explosion of its deep-sea oil well and the disastrous spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, a court was told on Monday.

US government prosecutors spent a tense day in a federal court in New Orleans over a long-delayed trial into the massive oil spill after an explosion at the BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig, in which more than 100,000 people and businesses were hurt. Read more.


- BP, Transocean Accused of ‘Reckless’ Actions in Spill - Bloomberg
- Billions of dollars at stake for BP, other companies as trial opens for Gulf oil spill - The Washington Post

- Fishers still angry about 2010 BP oil spill - DW

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