December 18, 2013 Kurt Mix was convicted for deleting text messages that had information about the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history. That hindered a grand jury's investigation, prosecutors argued. He had been a drilling engineer with BP.
July 25, 2013 Halliburton admitted to destroying the results of some tests it ran following the disaster. The oilfield services giant also agreed to make a $55 million donation to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
July 24, 2013 Deep-sea natural gas reservoirs sometimes contain oil, but experts say it's highly unlikely Tuesday's accident in the Gulf of Mexico would leak anything like the BP spill. And there are signs suggesting the only thing crews have to deal with is leaking gas.
June 10, 2013 The Coast Guard will be responsible for any reports of residual oil in areas outside BP's Louisiana patrol zone along the Gulf Coast. There's no end in sight for BP's cleanup efforts in Louisiana, a Coast Guard officer says.
January 29, 2013 The deal also includes a record $4 billion in criminal penalties. Family members for some of those victims had urged stiffer sanctions.