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Slavery At Sea: The Ugly Underbelly Of Oil Shipping
Business  (tags: modern day slavery, oil shipping, chartered ship, The Malaviya Seven, BP, Dana Petroleum, Premier Oil )

- 2 days ago -
Owned by Mumbai-based GOL Offshore, the vessel was chartered by BP from 1 June to 15 June. Among its crew were 15 Indian workers who had been unpaid for months.
Tell The DOJ: Deny BP Tax Deductions For Deepwater Horizon Settlement - Petition
Business  (tags: settlement agreement, BP, Deepwater Horizon Settlement, petition, DOJ, tax windfall, negligence )

- 220 days ago -
The settlement agreement, as written, sends the wrong message and forces taxpayers to continue to shoulder the burden of BP's actions by giving BP a $5.35 billion tax windfall for the gross negligence BP caused.
Chris Hedges: Death By Fracking
Business  (tags: activism, arikara, bp, climate change, denver, exxonmobil, fossil fuels, fracking, gustavo aguirre, halliburton, hidatsa, kern environmental enforcement network, mandan )

- 252 days ago -
. Collective suicide is a good business, at least until it is complete. It is a pity most of us will not be around to see the power elite go down.
Is BP's $18.7 Billion Oil Spill Settlement Tax Deductible? Deal Could Save BP Billions, Group Says
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, oil spill, oil spill settlement, Clean Water Act, tax deductions, business expense, settlements loophole )

- 355 days ago -
"It is outrageous for BP to treat any portion of these payments as an ordinary business expense". It's unlikely that taxpayers will ever know whether or not BP took advantage of these possible deductions and to what extent.
Oil Company Bosses' Bonuses Linked to $1tn Spending on Extracting Fossil Fuels
Business  (tags: Oil, Commodities, Fossil fuels, Royal Dutch Shell, BP, Exxon Mobil, Chevron, Energy industry, Oil and gas companies, Energy )

- 399 days ago -
ExxonMobil, Shell, Chevron, Total and BP pour funding into projects to unlock oil reserves - despite scientists warning they will lead to climate change disaster. Why?
5 Most Toxic Energy Companies That Are Controlling Our Politics
Business  (tags: Massey Energy, Koch Industries, Exxon Mobil, BP, Chevron, Big Energy, fossil fuels, pollution, plutocracy, 1%, fat cats, corruption, elections, big money, corporate control )

- 501 days ago -
These corporations rake in massive profits and use this wealth to leverage elections.
BP Won't Pay for Gulf Oil Spill Research
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, Gulf Oil Spill, corporate, consumers, dishonesty, ethics )

- 792 days ago -
The oil giant whines that it has forked out a lot for research already, and can't understand why it should have to pay more. Guess who gets to pick up the tab instead....
Halliburton to Plead Guilty to Destroying Gulf Evidence
Business  (tags: USA, Oil Spill, BP, Halliburton, Gulf Of Mexico )

- 1068 days ago -
US company Halliburton will plead guilty to destroying evidence relating to the 2010 Gulf Of Mexico oil spill. The plea agreement, which is subject to court approval, means Halliburton will have to pay the maximum possible fine.
BP Wants U.S. Government to Reduce Court-Ordered Oil-Spill Payouts
Business  (tags: BP, British Petroleum, BP Oil Spill, americans, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, environment )

- 1133 days ago -
BP says it shouldn't have to pay so much to help companies hurt by the Deepwater Horizon spill. It wants the U.K. government to ask the U.S. government for help.
Deepwater Horizon Victims Ready for Epic Court Battle With BP
Business  (tags: BP, Deepwater Horizon, corporate, pollution, legal case, corruption, ethics, energy, environment, dishonesty, business, society, news, government )

- 1586 days ago -
Trial to establish cause and fault for the worst oil spill in US history is set to begin in New Orleans federal court on Monday
Judge Rules BP Not Negligent in Alaska Spill
Business  (tags: pollution, humans, environment, business, BP, liabilities, {environment, law, society, oil, politics, news, money, ethics, corporate )

- 1645 days ago -
A federal judge ruled that BP was not negligent in the case of a 2009 oil spill and did not violate the terms of its probation from an earlier accident thus escaping further punishment.
BP Loses Two Oil Spill Rulings
Business  (tags: corporate, corruption, oil, politics, law, lawsuits, BP, BP Oil Spill, pending litigation, usa, money, news, economy )

- 1686 days ago -
BP has lost two big rulings in its fight to shield itself from potentially having to pay billions of dollars more in damages related to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.
BP Agrees to Pay Texas $50 Million for Pollution
Business  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, pollution, BP, law, money, news, oil, politics, environment, economy, abuse, energy )

- 1699 days ago -
BP Plc's U.S. subsidiary has agreed to pay $50 million in civil penalties to the state of Texas for pollution from its Texas City refinery, including the deadly March 2005 explosion, state Attorney General Greg Abbott said
BP Getting $13 Billion Tax Break? {TAKE ACTION}
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, energy, ethics, money, BP, taxes )

- 1891 days ago -
Last Wednesday, it was determined that BP would be getting $13 billion in tax credits. It is not clear if BP is even going to pay any taxes at all or if it will actually get money from the government after this.
Video, Txt & PBS Interview: Deepwater Horizon Widow, Still Struggling With Loss, Being Sued By Transocean
Business  (tags: BP Gulf disaster, Deepwater Horizon, 11 workers killed, Jason Anderson, widow, loss, struggle, pending lawsuit, Transocean, suing victims' families, liability, financial compensation, BP )

- 1891 days ago -
Transocean lawsuit against Anderson & her kids -& other victims' families- seeks to limit liability & $ compensation via outdated technicality in law meant to protect shipping interests 160 yrs ago, not a Swiss corp today. They choose court & lawyers, too

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