BP Wants Help With Gulf Cleanup Costs BP says the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico already has cost it more than $3 billion, and that doesn't include the giant escrow fund it has established to pay claims. The company also says it wants some of its corporate partners in the well to pay for part of the cleanup.
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BP Wants Help With Gulf Cleanup Costs

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BP Wants Help With Gulf Cleanup Costs

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BP says the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico already has cost it more than $3 billion, and that doesn't include the giant escrow fund it has established to pay claims. The company also says it wants some of its corporate partners in the well to pay for part of the cleanup.

BP: NPR's Jim Zarroli reports.

JIM ZARROLI: The cost figures released yesterday don't include the $20 billion escrow fund that BP agreed to set up to pay for claims related to the spill.

BP: Jim Zarroli, NPR News.

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