BP’s Macondo spill bill swells

 	epa02127873 Photo released by the US Coast Guard on 22 April 2010 shows a fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon located in the Gulf of Mexico 52 miles southeast of Venice, Louisiana, USA. Rescue helicopters, ships and an airplane searched the waters off Louisiana's coast for missing workers on 21 April 2010 after an explosion and fire that left an offshore drilling platform tilting in the Gulf of Mexico. EPA/US COAST GUARD EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Larger bill: BP ups bill for Deepwater Horizon disaster

BP’s bill for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster has swelled by another $200 million and could rise even further depending on the outcome of a long-running legal case in the US.


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