BP PLC (BP_p.L)
26 Aug 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£88,544.66|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||18,354.59|
HOUSTON - BP Plc asked a U.S. court on Tuesday to fire the court-appointed lawyer tasked with paying out compensation to people affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, saying the lawyer had not disclosed an alleged conflict of interest before taking the job.
(Adds quote from BP, background, separate settlement by Halliburton)
HOUSTON, Sept 2 - BP Plc asked a U.S. court on Tuesday to fire the court-appointed lawyer tasked with paying out compensation to people affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, saying Patrick Juneau had not disclosed an alleged conflict of interest before taking the job.
Sept 2 - BP PLC : * Says asks U.S. court to remove patrick juneau as claims administrator of 2010
Sept 2 - Halliburton Co, North America's top oilfield services provider, said it reached a $1.1 billion settlement for a majority of claims related to its role in BP Plc's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
WHITING Ind. - Wholesale gasoline prices surged in Chicago on Thursday after a fire hit a piece of equipment used to make gasoline at BP Plc's refinery in nearby Whiting, Indiana, trade and industry sources said.
* BP says expects minimal impact from late Wednesday blaze
* Atlantic oil market over-supplied, traders and analysts say
HOUSTON - BP Plc said its largest U.S. refinery, at Whiting, Indiana, continued to operate on Thursday morning following a blaze the night before that was expected to have a minimal impact on production.
(Adds conflicting report on injuries; BP spokesman says no information immediately available; background on the refinery and BP strategy)