BRIEF-BP demands removal of 2010 Gulf oil spill claims administrator

Sept 2 Tue Sep 2, 2014 4:23pm EDT

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Sept 2 (Reuters) - BP PLC : * Says asks U.S. court to remove patrick juneau as claims administrator of 2010

gulf oil spill settlement fund * Says has evidence that juneau has a conflict of interest that should have

disqualified him as claims administrator, and that he failed to get a waiver * Says juneau had acted as an advocate for spill claimants prior to being

appointed claims administrator * Says juneau's alleged conflict creates an unacceptable appearance of bias * In seeking juneau's disqualification, also objects to alleged deficiencies in

his administration of the claims process

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