The Halliburton and Transocean (HESI/TO) settlements will not pay for any economic loss or personal injury claims. Read more
Governor Robert Bentley announced on Oct. 22 that the State of Alabama has settled its claims against Transocean for damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.... Read more
BP, Halliburton and Transocean recently announced a series of tentative settlements related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, with BP resolving claims against the oil services provide... Read more
Judge Carl Barbier found that certain underwriters at Lloyd’s of London and various insurance companies have satisfied their obligations under excess policies providing $150 million in... Read more
For months, residents throughout the Gulf Coast have been waiting to see whether justice would prevail for BP’s horrific actions leading to one of the worst environmental disasters in human... Read more
Transocean Deepwater Drilling Corp. lost a round in its fight to avoid handing over documents to the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board which is investigating the 2010 Deepw... Read more
Halliburton Co. has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence related to the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. The U.S. Department of Justice said Halliburton’s guilty plea is the third by... Read more
U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal, based in Texas, has refused to block several subpoenas issued to Transocean Ltd. by the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) in its pr... Read more
As this month’s Report was going to print, testimony had ended in the First Phase of the liability trial before Judge Barbier in New Orleans. The nearly two-month proceeding focused primaril... Read more
Judge Carl Barbier has dismissed claims against M-I LLC, a BP contractor, and Cameron International, the company that made a safety device on the rig that exploded, triggering the oil spill.... Read more
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