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US plans $16 bln Gulf spill settlement with BP: report

US plans $16 bln Gulf spill settlement with BP: report
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BP pleaded guilty, in November, to criminal charges — including felony manslaughter — and agreed to pay a record $4.5 billion in criminal fines.

 

US plans $16 bln Gulf spill settlement with BP: report (via AFP)

US authorities plan to propose a $16 billion settlement to British energy giant BP for civil claims related to the disastrous 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, The Wall Street Journal said. Citing people familiar with the discussions, the newspaper said late Friday that the settlement would cover…



 
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