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Ex-BP engineer's retrial postponed while prosecutors appeal decision that negated conviction

foxnews.com2014-07-22 23:31:41Cache

NEW ORLEANS –  The August retrial of a former BP engineer accused of obstructing justice in an investigation of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been postponed while an appeals court decides whether a judge was right to throw out his earlier conviction. Federal prosecutors allege that Kurt Mix illegally deleted text messages to obstruct an investigation involving the amount of oil flowing from BP's Macondo well after the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.

Feds want time to decide on retrial for BP

bigstory.ap.org2014-06-17 23:07:41Cache

Jun. 17, 2014 6:56 PM EDT Home » BP Plc » Feds want time to decide on retrial for BP NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge for additional time to decide whether they should appeal an order throwing out the conviction of a former BP engineer in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil spill investigation. U.S.

Supreme Court: BP must pay claims during appeal

heraldnet.com2014-06-09 21:16:41Cache

Published: Monday, June 9, 2014, 1:47 p.m. By Janet Mcconnaughey, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Supreme Court says BP must continue paying claims from a fund established after the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill while the company appeals terms of its settlement with some businesses.