BP STATEMENT ON PHASE 2 DECISION IN GULF OIL SPILL TRIAL

Today the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled on the issues raised in the Phase 2 trial of the Deepwater Horizon case: the quantification of oil spilled and BP’s source control efforts following the accident. The Court found that 3.19 million barrels of oil were discharged into the Gulf of Mexico and therefore subject to a Clean Water Act (CWA) penalty. In addition, the Court found that BP was not grossly negligent in its source control efforts.



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Frequently Asked Questions

BP answers frequently asked questions about the Deepwater Horizon accident, its response and economic and environmental restoration work.

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