BP Officials Say Gulf Spill Control Efforts Were Justified

Law360, New Orleans (October 02, 2013, 2:30 PM ET) -- BP PLC officials stood firmly behind the company's oil spill control efforts following the April 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster during federal trial proceedings on Wednesday, arguing that it acted responsibly by pursuing safe mitigation measures that had the potential to stop the flow without making the disaster worse.

Continuing its defense during the third day of the Deepwater Horizon trial’s second phase, BP officials testified that the company made the best decisions based on the available information in the weeks after the spill, which ultimately lasted...
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Case Information

Case Title

In Re: Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon" in the Gulf of Mexico, on April 20, 2010

Case Number

2:10-md-02179

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Carl Barbier

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August 10, 2010

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