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  1. BP Reaches Nearly $8 Billion Gulf-Spill SettlementShould avoid lengthy, costly legal process.
  2. cleaning up
    BP Reaches Settlement With Deepwater Horizon PartnerAnadarko Petroleum will help to compensate victims of the 2010 oil spill.
  3. bp
    BP Fined $25 Million for 2006 SpillsMay set a precedent for Gulf oil spill.
  4. cleaning up
    BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges for Deepwater Horizon DeathsBut don’t worry, the executives are still safe.
  5. ink-stained wretches
    AP Reporter Glove-Slaps the Times for What He Calls Credit-HoggingThe paper’s claims of exclusive information, he says, are “blatanly false.”
  6. cleaning up
    BP Is Back to Being ProfitableHeckuva third quarter, BP!
  7. cleaning up
    Four Advance Tests Showed That the Cement Halliburton Was Using to Close BP’s Well Was UnstableHalliburton only told BP about one of them.
  8. cleaning up
    Report Criticizes Adminstration for Response to Oil SpillGovernment retort: response was “in full force and immediate.”
  9. bp
    New BP CEO: We’re Coming Back From ‘Near-Death’“[We need] a fast evolution, not revolution.”
  10. cleaning up
    The BP Oil Well Is Now ‘Physically Incapable of Leaking Another Drop’Were all of your other issues from last summer resolved?
  11. cleaning up
    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.
  12. cleaning up
    Multiple Choice Photo: (A) Gravel Road or (B) Enormous Fish Kill in the Gulf?Guess which?
  13. twitter
    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.”
  14. cleaning up
    BP Report Blames a Series of Failures and a Number of Companies for the Spill“No single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy.”
  15. are you there google? it’s me margaret
    Google’s Mysterious New Interactive Logo, Now With More MysteryNope, not our birthday.
  16. cleaning up
    Louisiana’s Shrimp & Petroleum Festival Doesn’t See What All the Fuss Is AboutCelebrating Louisiana’s harvest since 1967.
  17. bp
    BP: We Can’t Pay for Spill Damage If We Can’t Drill OffshoreDrilling restriction would “have a substantial impact on our cash flow.”
  18. cleaning up
    BP Executives Should Be Thankful Brad Pitt Isn’t PresidentThe actor takes a stand in new Spike Lee documentary.
  19. cleaning up
    BP’s Cement Plug Has HardenedCrew now beginning the final phase of drilling.
  20. bp
    Thad Allen: ‘I’m Not Sure Any Oil Company Could Have Done More Than BP’Except in PR.
  21. cleaning up
    Static Kill Completed in Deepwater Horizon WellThe oil leak is now double-stopped.
  22. cleaning up
    New Report Claims Oil Spill Is Essentially Under ControlThree quarters of the oil has been eliminated.
  23. cleaning up
    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.
  24. cleaning up
    Oil Spill Estimate Increases Yet AgainAnd “static kill” is postponed.
  25. static kill
    ‘Static Kill’ to Hopefully Plug Oil Well for Good This WeekWith cement!
  26. parting is such sweet sorrow
    Tony Hayward’s Next Career: Poet?His thoughts on leaving BP.
  27. cleaning up
    BP Exec Warns Congress About Risks of Restricting Offshore Drilling“It would harm the ongoing effort to increase America’s energy independence.”
  28. cleaning up
    Tony Hayward to Get Annual Pension of Close to $1 MillionBP CEO will be sitting on piles of money in Russia.
  29. cleaning up
    BP May Literally Banish Tony Hayward to SiberiaWell, Moscow, at least.
  30. cleaning up
    Tony Hayward Reportedly Stepping DownFor real, this time!
  31. cleaning up
    Denied Reports of Tony Hayward’s Dismissal Make the Rounds Again [Updated]Will he leave soon, though?
  32. cleaning up
    Oil-Spill Cleanup Commences AgainBonnie was pretty weak.
  33. sad things
    Deepwater Horizon’s Alarm System Was Broken When the Oil Rig Exploded“They did not want people woken up at 3 o’clock in the morning due to false alarms.”
  34. oil spill
    Oil Cleanup Paused While Bonnie Passes ThroughIt’s like Mother Nature is a cutter.
  35. in hot water
    Deepwater Horizon Workers Knew Something Was UpEven before the rig exploded.
  36. arnold schwarzenegger
    Arnold Schwarzenegger Compares Oil Spill to Mel GibsonOnly one of them has been contained.
  37. cleaning up by getting dirty
    BP Pumps in Mud As CEO Departure Rumor Pumps Its StockWill the spill outlast Tony Hayward?
  38. bp
    London Times: Tony Hayward to Step DownBP immediately denies claim.
  39. cleaning up
    Setback in Spill Containment As Seepage Is Detected in GulfUh-oh.
  40. generally good news
    So How’s the New Oil-Containment Cap Working?Generally, well.
  41. cleaning up
    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.”
  42. cleaning up
    BP Delays Testing of New Cap“Additional analysis” needed on testing process.
  43. cleaning up
    Early Reports: New Containment Cap Appears to Have Stopped SpillBP has yet to confirm the PBS report.
  44. bp
    BP Cuts Payments on 40,000 ClaimsWhile Tony Hayward watches the World Cup and eats seafood.
  45. cleaning up
    So How’s the Oil-Cap Replacement Going?Robots are currently facing off versus crude oil.
  46. cleaning up
    BP to Remove Pipe Cap As Early As SaturdayThey’ll replace it with a better cap … three days later.
  47. cleaning up
    BP Sets More Expectations It Probably Can’t MeetCan it really fix the leak by July 27?
  48. cleaning up
    Tar Balls Hit Texas CoastMeanwhile, BP still making money from government contracts.
  49. cleaning up
    UCB’s Oil-Spill Spoof Video Makes BP Sad“It makes their shoulders go down.”
  50. cleaning up
    BP to Experience Most Annoying Payback EverWith vuvuzelas.
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