BP Internal Report To Remain Sealed

Law360, New York (March 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An internal report detailing an accountability probe into a deadly explosion at British Petroleum Plc’s Texas City refinery will remain shielded from public view for now, plaintiffs’ lawyers said Monday.

Plaintiffs’ attorney Brent Coon said an agreement was reached at a pre-trial conference on Monday under which the documents would be kept confidential and sealed when he submits them to the Texas Supreme Court as part of a motion to compel the deposition of BP’s chief executive, Dow Jones reported.

Coon had originally sought to release...
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