Deepwater Horizon criminal charges settlement of $4.5 billion will not break British oil company
By: Associated Press - Texarkana Gazette
In this Feb. 1, 2011, file picture, BP PLC’s CEO Bob Dudley pauses during a results media conference at their headquarters in London. BP is not fully past the Deepwater Horizon disaster, the 2010 explosion that killed 11 workers and led to the largest oil spill in U.S. histor...
BP’s $4.5 billion settlement of federal criminal charges announced Thursday is a record amount, and a significant sum of money.