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BP to cut 275 jobs in Alaska after oil field disposals

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LONDON - BP will cut around 275 staff and contractor jobs in its Alaska operations in early 2015 following the sale of its interests in four oil fields in the North Slope area, it said on Tuesday.

BP to cut 275 jobs in Alaska after oil field disposals

LONDON, Sept 16 - BP will cut around 275 staff and contractor jobs in its Alaska operations in early 2015 following the sale of its interests in four oil fields in the North Slope area, it said on Tuesday.

16 Sep 2014

BP spill claims deadline may slip by year or more

LONDON - The April 2014 deadline for compensation claims against BP over its U.S. oil spill is almost certain to be extended, say both side of the legal settlement that governs payouts, possibly into 2015.

23 Aug 2013

BP spill claims deadline may slip by year or more

* Actual date for last claims will start moving into future in October

23 Aug 2013

BP may send workers to Gulf of Mexico after storm dissipates

NEW YORK - BP Plc said it could start returning offshore workers to its deepwater Gulf of Mexico oil and gas facilities later on Sunday after a tropical storm had dissipated.

18 Aug 2013

BP sues U.S. government over contract suspensions after oil spill

NEW YORK - BP Plc is suing the U.S. government for barring the British oil giant from obtaining new federal contracts after the company pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2010 rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

13 Aug 2013

BP sues U.S. government over contract suspensions after oil spill

NEW YORK, Aug 13 - BP Plc is suing the U.S. government for barring the British oil giant from obtaining new federal contracts after the company pleaded guilty to charges related to the 2010 rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

13 Aug 2013

Judge orders BP to pay $130 million fees to Gulf claims program

NEW ORLEANS - BP Plc must pay $130 million to a court-appointed administrator overseeing payments to thousands of people who claimed they were hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, in a fresh legal setback for the oil company.

07 Aug 2013

Judge orders BP to pay $130 mln fees to Gulf claims program

NEW ORLEANS, Aug 7 - BP Plc must pay $130 million to a court-appointed administrator overseeing payments to thousands of people who claimed they were hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, in a fresh legal setback for the oil company.

07 Aug 2013

Timeline: Australian rate changes since 1990

SYDNEY - The Reserve Bank of Australia cut its cash rate by a quarter point to 2.5 percent on Tuesday, following its monthly policy meeting. The following is a chronology of the Reserve Bank of Australia's interest rate moves since 1990.

06 Aug 2013

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Gardner Workers use pumps to suck up pockets of oil in Bay Barataria near Grand Isle, Louisiana June 13, 2010. REUTERS/Sean Gardner

Q&A: How would penalties apply?

Companies linked to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill face increasing liabilities and potential penalties. Here are some questions and answers on how it could play out.  Full Article