BP to admit to misconduct in Gulf spill

Guilty plea: an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig in April 2010 killed 11 workers and caused the worst offshore spill in US history

UK supermajor BP is expected to plead guilty to criminal misconduct in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster through a plea agreement it has reached with the US Department of Justice that may be announced as soon as Thursday, according to two sources familiar with discussions.

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