Archive for October, 2012

BP Caps Equipment Leaking Oil Two Years After Gulf Spill

October 29th, 2012 by Amaro Law Firm

According to reports, British Petroleum has capped and plugged the abandoned piece of equipment believed to be the source of a sheen spotted near the site of its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. BP, the London based oil giant, has stated that workers placed a 750 pound cap over an 86

According to recent reports, BP has asked a federal judge to disregard objections from a fraction of claimants and give final approval to a proposed multibillion-dollar settlement over economic damages from the Gulf oil spill. Sources say BP was joined in its request by the Plaintiffs Steering Committee which brokered the deal. Reportedly, BP estimates

BP Faces More Problems From Gulf Coast Oil Spill

October 15th, 2012 by Amaro Law Firm

According to reports, the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010 is causing new problems for BP which has caused many coastal residents and politicians to lobby for more oversight from the U.S. Government. Sources say that an oil sheen reported in September is consistent with oil from BP's blown out Macondo well. Scientists have said

According to an article published in the Houston Chronicle, the federal judge overseeing the BP oil spill litigation has refused to extend a Nov. 1 deadline for plaintiffs to opt out of a proposed settlement of economic claims against BP over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Sources say that prospective claimants argued they