BP PLC (BP_p.L)
17 Apr 2014
|Market Cap (Mil.):||£88,882.23|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||18,453.88|
(Repeats story first published on April 18, text unchanged)
MOSCOW, April 21 - The board of Russia's top oil producer, Rosneft, has approved deals to sell more than 2 million tonnes of crude oil, worth more than $1.5 billion, to BP, the Kremlin-controlled company said in a regulatory filing on Monday.
- Four years after the Deepwater Horizon spill, oil is still washing up on the long sandy beaches of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and some islanders are fed up with hearing from BP that the crisis is over.
* BP pays billions in compensation but some claims still unpaid
WASHINGTON - A former 20-year veteran of BP plc who oversaw the company's cleanup efforts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will pay more than $224,000 to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information about the disaster to commit insider-trading, U.S. regulators said on Thursday.
(Adds details of case, background and comment from attorney)
WASHINGTON, April 17 - A former 20-year veteran of BP plc will pay a civil penalty to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill to commit insider-trading, U.S. regulators said on Thursday.
* He is in Moscow for a Russian Geographical Society meeting (Adds detail, quotes)
MOSCOW, April 15 - Western sanctions over Russia's actions in Ukraine have not impacted BP's business in Russia, chief executive Bob Dudley said on Tuesday in Moscow, reiterating that the oil major stands by its Russian investments.
LONDON, April 14 - Britain's top equity index fell on Monday, as mounting geopolitical tensions over Ukraine troubled investors and weighed on oil company BP and the broader market.