OPA Cap May Be Off Table For BP, But Not For Others

Law360, New York (July 13, 2010, 3:33 PM EDT) -- While it has likely become untenable for BP PLC to try and invoke an oil spill liability cap, the other companies potentially responsible for the Deepwater Horizon disaster may still consider that option as they look for ways to limit their exposure, according to experts.

Originally, it appeared that the Oil Pollution Act's $75 million liability cap on economic and natural resources damage claims might be in play for BP, but public outcry, the inability of the oil giant to stop the spill, the possibility of...
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