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  1. BP Reaches Nearly $8 Billion Gulf-Spill SettlementShould avoid lengthy, costly legal process.
  2. BP Reaches Settlement With Deepwater Horizon PartnerAnadarko Petroleum will help to compensate victims of the 2010 oil spill.
  3. BP Fined $25 Million for 2006 SpillsMay set a precedent for Gulf oil spill.
  4. BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon DeathsBut don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
  5. AP Reporter Glove-Slaps the Times for What He Calls Credit-HoggingThe paper’s claims of exclusive information, he says, are “blatanly false.”
  6. Mediavore
    Tea Party Cronies Oppose Food Safety Bill; Oyster Farmers Struggle To Meet BP’s“Who knew their gastronomic expertise ranged beyond hot beverages?”
  7. Mediavore
    Curb the Munchies With White Castle Stuffing; Carnival Says Spam Never HappenedPlus: Oyster farmers face hurdles securing BP compensation, now drinking glasses also contain lead, and more, in our morning news roundup.
  8. BP Is Back to Being ProfitableHeckuva third quarter, BP!
  9. Four Advance Tests Showed That the Cement Halliburton Was Using to Close BP’s Well Was UnstableHalliburton only told BP about one of them.
  10. Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil SpillGovernment retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
  11. New BP CEO: We’re Coming Back From ‘Near-Death’[We need] a fast evolution, not revolution.”
  12. The BP Oil Well Is Now ‘Physically Incapable of Leaking Another Drop’Were all of your other issues from last summer resolved?
  13. BP Completes Relief Well, Now on to ‘Bottom Kill’BP sensors detect that the relief well has connected with the original Macando well 18,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf.
  14. Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?Guess which?
  15. Creator of Fake BP Twitter Was Struck With Idea While ‘Taking a Whiz’It was very obvious to me BP was more worried about its image than about actually letting people see and understand what was happening on the Gulf.”
  16. BP Report Blames a Series of Failures and a Number of Companies for the SpillNo single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy.”
  17. Google’s Mysterious New Interactive Logo, Now With More MysteryNope, not our birthday.
  18. Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is AboutCelebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
  19. BP: We Can’t Pay for Spill Damage If We Can’t Drill OffshoreDrilling restriction would “have a substantial impact on our cash flow.”
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    Watch Banksy’s ‘Reconditioned Dolphin Ride’Banksy accessorized a child’s electronic dolphin ride with a ‘BP’ oil drum and a tuna net.
  21. BP Executives Should Be Thankful Brad Pitt Isn’t PresidentThe actor takes a stand in new Spike Lee documentary.
  22. BP’s Cement Plug Has HardenedCrew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
  23. Thad Allen: ‘I’m Not Sure Any Oil Company Could Have Done More Than BP’Except in PR.
  24. Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon WellThe oil leak is now double-stopped.
  25. New Report Claims Oil Spill Is Essentially Under ControlThree quarters of the oil has been eliminated.
  26. BP Gets Hit With a New Lawsuit and (Surprise!) It Has Nothing to Do With the Spill$10 billion in damages for a benzene leak in Texas. Add it to their tab.
  27. Oil Spill Estimate Increases Yet AgainAnd “static kill” is postponed.
  28. ‘Static Kill’ to Hopefully Plug Oil Well for Good This WeekWith cement!
  29. Tony Hayward’s Next Career: Poet?His thoughts on leaving BP.
  30. BP Exec Warns Congress About Risks of Restricting Offshore DrillingIt would harm the ongoing effort to increase America’s energy independence.”
  31. Tony Hayward to Get Annual Pension of Close to $1 MillionBP CEO will be sitting on piles of money in Russia.
  32. BP May Literally Banish Tony Hayward to SiberiaWell, Moscow, at least.
  33. Tony Hayward Reportedly Stepping DownFor real, this time!
  34. Denied Reports of Tony Hayward’s Dismissal Make the Rounds Again [Updated]Will he leave soon, though?
  35. Oil-Spill Cleanup Commences AgainBonnie was pretty weak.
  36. Deepwater Horizon’s Alarm System Was Broken When the Oil Rig ExplodedThey did not want people woken up at 3 o’clock in the morning due to false alarms.”
  37. Oil Cleanup Paused While Bonnie Passes ThroughIt’s like Mother Nature is a cutter.
  38. Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was UpEven before the rig exploded.
  39. Arnold Schwarzenegger Compares Oil Spill to Mel GibsonOnly one of them has been contained.
  40. BP Pumps in Mud As CEO Departure Rumor Pumps Its StockWill the spill outlast Tony Hayward?
  41. London Times: Tony Hayward to Step DownBP immediately denies claim.
  42. Setback in Spill Containment As Seepage Is Detected in GulfUh-oh.
  43. So How’s the New Oil-Containment Cap Working?Generally, well.
  44. Oil Has Apparently Stopped Gushing Into the Gulf“I am very excited,” BP senior vice-president said, “but I don’t want to create a false sense of excitement.”
  45. BP Delays Testing of New CapAdditional analysis” needed on testing process.
  46. Early Reports: New Containment Cap Appears to Have Stopped SpillBP has yet to confirm the PBS report.
  47. BP Cuts Payments on 40,000 ClaimsWhile Tony Hayward watches the World Cup and eats seafood.
  48. So How’s the Oil-Cap Replacement Going?Robots are currently facing off versus crude oil.
  49. BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As SaturdayThey’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
  50. BP Sets More Expectations It Probably Can’t MeetCan it really fix the leak by July 27?
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