Posted Feb 27, 2013By
The trial over the Deepwater Horizon oil rig spill in the Gulf of Mexico began on Monday, February 25, 2013. A U.S. judge had previously approved an agreement for British oil giant BP PLC to plead guilty to manslaughter and other charges and pay a record $4 billion in criminal penalties for the company’s role in the 2010 oil disaster. Nearly three years after the deepwater well rupture killed 11 men, sank a rig and spewed 4 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, BP and the other companies involved are facing their day in court.
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