Category: Halliburton

BP Agreement to Pay $7.8B to Individuals and Businesses is Now Under New Payment Program

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Government,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Accidents,Maritime Law,Maritime Lawsuits,World Maritime News on March 8, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Kenneth Feinberg, the man who was in charge of the BP $20B Gulf oil spill fund, has been relieved of his duties and replaced by a new administrator.

Judge Rules Contract With BP Makes Halliburton Not Liable For Civil Damages

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Maritime Lawsuits,Transocean on February 2, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA – On Tuesday, January 31, 2012, a Federal Judge made a ruling in the civil case involving BP, Plc and Halliburton, the company that provided the cement that was supposed to seal off the Macondo well head in the Gulf Oil Spill disaster in April, 2010.

BP Seeks to Have Testimony Sealed and Evidence Removed in Upcoming Gulf Oil Spill Trial

Posted in Alabama Maritime News,BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Florida Maritime News,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Louisiana Maritime News on February 1, 2012

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier has received a stack of motions from BP asking him to seal testimony and strike evidence in the upcoming Gulf Oil Spill trial scheduled for February 27, 2012. It appears that  BP’s motions to seal testimony and strike evidence is a key part of their defense strategy.

BP Says They Are Entitled to Payment From Halliburton From Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Environment,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Jones Act,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Lawsuits,Texas Maritime News,Transocean on January 3, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, La. — BP made their latest filing on Monday, Jan 2, in New Orleans federal court reiterating a claim they first made last April that they are entitled to payment from Houston-based contractor Halliburton Energy Services for expenses and lost profits resulting from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill disaster.

BP Faces New Citations Stemming From Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Government,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Maritime Law,Maritime Lawsuits,Transocean,World Maritime News on December 1, 2011

WASHINGTON – According to the Obama Administration, BP and two other companies may face more citations for alleged safety and environmental violations stemming from last year’s Gulf oil spill.

BP Lawyers Ask Judge To Dismiss Montana Lawsuit Accusing BP of Fraud

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Halliburton,Maritime Law,Maritime Lawsuits,Montana Maritime News on October 20, 2011

HELENA, MT – The Huffington Post reports in a recent article that BP lawyers are asking a district judge to dismiss a Montana lawsuit that alleges that BP took millions of dollars in insurance money and then left the state with the bill for cleaning contamination from leaky underground storage tanks.

Halliburton Sues BP Claims Negligent Misrepresentation in Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Environment,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Accidents,Maritime Lawsuits,Texas Maritime News,World Maritime News on September 5, 2011

HARRIS COUNTY, TX – Halliburton has filed a lawsuit against BP PLC Friday, Sept 2, in the Texas state court claiming negligent misrepresentation, business disparagement and defamation related to the Deepwater Horizon disaster that caused the Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year.

Transocean Issues Report Blames BP for Gulf Oil Spill

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Maritime Accidents,Maritime Law,Maritime Lawsuits,Transocean,World Maritime News on June 23, 2011

Transocean, the owner of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded last year on April 20, 2010 killing 11 oil rig workers and spread millions of gallons of oil across gulf waters and beaches, has issued an extensive report Wednesday that points most of the blame at BP, the owner of the Macondo well. In… read more

Maritime Lawyer for Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Survivor Tells PBS His Client Has No Income and His Case is Still Stalled in Federal Court

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Cameron International,Deepwater Horizon,Halliburton,Maritime Lawsuits,Texas Maritime News,Transocean on April 25, 2011

HOUSTON, TX – On PBS Newshour, Hari Sreenivasan conducts an interview with Chris Choy, his wife, Monica and his attorney, maritime lawyer Steve Gordon. One Year Later after the explosion, fire and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon, oil rig worker, Chris Choy has had no income and his case is stalled in Federal Court.

BP, Transocean, Halliburton Could Face Criminal Charges in Gulf Oil Spill

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Deepwater Horizon,Environment,Government,Gulf Coast,Halliburton,Jones Act,Louisiana Maritime News,Maritime Law,Maritime Lawsuits,Transocean,World Maritime News on January 12, 2011

NEW ORLEANS, La. —  BP, Transocean and Haliburton are likely to face criminal charges after months of investigation by the Obama administration commission and other panels where they concluded that these companies were likely negligent in the Gulf oil spill disaster that took place April 20, 2010 on the Deepwater Horizon. David Uhlmann, former chief… read more