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About 10 people were arrested during demo against proposed local oil and gas development
The energy services firm agrees to pay fine and $55m donation to wildlife charity
Campaigners warn of potential conflicts of interest from energy-sector leaders advising on policy
BP's response following a gas plant terror attack which left six Britons dead has been “inhumane to the extreme”, a widow of one of the victim's has claimed.
As oil company finally comes to trial over rig disaster, $16bn settlement talks are intensifying
Islamist militants were holding up to 41 Western gas engineers at a remote BP site in Algeria today, deepening fears that the conflict in Mali could unleash an anti-Western war across the deserts of northern Africa.
Officials in the Gulf of Mexico are investigating an explosion and a fire that broke out aboard an offshore oil platform near Grand Isle, Louisiana.
BP has agreed to pay $4.5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to 14 counts of criminal misconduct over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico two years ago.
The Justice Department has agreed to turn over at least 100 scientific documents that BP suspects could show that the US government overestimated the amount of oil that spewed into the Gulf of Mexico from the company's Macondo well.
BP has reached a £4.9bn deal with thousands of people hit by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster.
The owner of the rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year has largely blamed oil giant BP for the disaster.
Shareholders may be about to see some dividend after oil giant returns to profit
Tony Hayward was grilled relentlessly by US congressmen over the Gulf catastrophe. David Usborne watched the drama unfold
Beleaguered BP today said the total cost of the oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico had hit more than 1.6 billion US dollars (£1.1 billion) so far.
The boss of BP, Tony Hayward, was battling yesterday to quell criticism of the company's handling of the Gulf oil spill, even as its latest image repair campaign drew indignation, and fresh evidence emerged of a pattern of safety shortcuts and slipshod management aboard the rig that exploded.
Shares in Halliburton, the world's second-largest energy services company once headed by former US vice-president Dick Cheney, slid in trading on Friday, in part because of the new six-month moratorium on offshore drilling projects imposed last week by President Barack Obama.