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Spill's long-term impact keeps heat on BPFinancial Times... and businesses $25000 if they waive their rights to any future payments and agree not to sue the company. He instead opted to sue BP as an individual. ...and more »
al.com (blog)Feinberg Claims BP Fund More Than Adequate For Gulf VictimsNews VindicationAccording to the Gulf Claims website, 15553 individual 'final quick payments' have been issued while 3436 have been paid to businesses. ...$10 Billion May Be Enough, Says Ken Feinberg (BP)BenzingaBP (NYSE:BP) Fund May Need Only Half to Pay ClaimsEverything Gold (blog)Thousands of Floridians opting for 'quick pay' oil spill claimsThe American Independental.com (blog)all 9 news articles »
Toops' Scoops: Are Americans Getting Dumber?Food ProcessingThe new survey finds an overwhelming 88 percent identify BP as the company operating the oil well that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in April last year. ...
The GuardianNew year resolutions for the business worldThe GuardianBP Remember you're British. In nine days' time, a US presidential commission will deliver its findings on BP's catastrophic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. ...
Washington TimesPanhandle resident to BP: 'I'm just wondering, what in the hell?' (PHOTO)The Northwest Florida Daily News... $5000 from BP for each month for June, July and August. But after the Gulf Coast Claims Facility took over in August, Ward stopped receiving payments. ...Gulf spill fund czar paying for ethics adviceThe Associated PressHalf Of BP Spill Funds May Cover ClaimsBenzingaFeinberg Says Half of $20 Billion Fund Should Cover BP Oil-Spillage ClaimsBloombergBusinessWeekall 238 news articles »
Top Stories of the Year: No. 1 - BP oil spill spared Northwest Florida (PHOTO ...Destin LogCounty governments also are in line for their share of BP payments, and it's not limited to lost bed taxes. “We've also filed claims for lost revenues in ...
Top Stories: WorldwideBloombergFeinberg Says Half of $20 Billion BP Fund May Be Enough to Cover Claims 2. New York Prepares for First Times Square New Year's Eve Since Bomb Attempt 3. ...and more »
msnbc.comFor bayou tribe, new year brings only uncertaintymsnbc.comAntoine "Whitney" Dardar, 75, a fisherman from Golden Meadow, La., is faced with deciding on a one-time "quick payment" of $25000 for damages from the BP ...and more »
Tampabay.comBig BP claim checks roll in to Pinellas businessesTampabay.comThe agency couldn't break out on Wednesday the number of payments in Pinellas. But 5186 Pinellas residents and businesses filed claims, ninth most among ...
Kansas City StarBP's spill costs look manageable 8 months laterThe Associated PressThe rest was spent on payments to residents and businesses, punitive damages and settlements with the government. Exxon never lost its perch among industry ...About time on oil paymentsTampabay.comOil spill payments flow to Florida's west coast, but county-by-county data ...The Florida IndependentBP oil spill hit Florida hard, but claimants remain frustratedOrlando SentinelNOLA.com -Gulf Breeze News -The Australianall 1,273 news articles »
Gulf casino workers' claims denied for BP fundsUSA TodayPreviously denied casino employees holding good paperwork showing they lost tips and wages this summer could reapply for interim payments, a final lump-sum ...and more »
Christian Science MonitorUS sues BP, eight others to cover cleanup, losses from Gulf oil spillChristian Science MonitorJustice Department seeks unlimited payments from BP and other companies to cover cleanup costs, economic losses from this year's huge Gulf oil spill. ...BP Stock: Where Will It Trade in 2011?TheStreet.comJustice Department sues BP for Gulf oil spillSalonUS to sue BP following Gulf of Mexico spillCar RentalsHindustan Times -DeHavilland (press release) (subscription)all 3,223 news articles »
BP claims: Get paid 'quick' if you don't sueCNNMoneySo-called "Emergency Payments," available for individuals and businesses that experienced financial hardship resulting from damages as a result of the BP ...BP 'fast' payment linked to agreeing not to sue2TheAdvocateMany in Alabama say BP reneged on vow to pay for lossesHouston ChronicleSlow BP compensation angers AlabamiansUPI.comPortfolio.com (blog) -Bloomberg -The Louisiana Recordall 399 news articles »
BP Payments Coming SlowlyKTBS... able to prove losses from BP's April 20th oil well blowout, but many are complaining they are being shortchanged and the payments are coming too slowly. ...BP Oil-Spill Claims Get Fast TrackWall Street JournalAdministrator of BP Fund Offers Bonuses to Spill Victims Who Bypass SuitsNew York TimesGov. Bob Riley: No lawsuit waiver on final oil spill claimsal.com (blog)Huffington Post (blog) -News Vindicationall 233 news articles »
WKRG-TVFeinberg: spill claimants can get interim paymentsMiamiHerald.com... says Gulf of Mexico oil spill victims can keep getting periodic interim payments for the next three years without giving up their right to sue BP. ...Feinberg Defends Legal System, Rejecting U.S. Chamber's CampaignBloombergNew hotel data supports oil spill claimsHotel News NowFeinberg: Gulf Oil Fund Has Already Paid Out $1.7 BillionMain JusticeBradenton Herald -Pensacola News Journal -SunHerald.comall 50 news articles »
Legg Mason merges UK income fundMoney Marketing... including the crisis in the banking sector, which has seen all UK banks halt dividend payments, and the oil spill that forced BP to cut its payments. ...and more »
DR/DA for pensioners & employees announcedMorungExpressThe dearness relief is from the existing rate of 35% to 45% of Revised Basic Pension (BP)/Family Pension (FP) per month. The Payment of the Dearness Relief ...
BP's CEO Is Tiring of Dining on CrowMotley FoolIt's in the process of raising $30 billion to be applied to payments to accident victims. Indeed, on Monday it announced the sale of four deepwater Gulf ...and more »
'Frontline: The Spill': The Kid in the Front of the ClassPopMattersThese resulted in BP paying another $71 million in fines, but not one official was ever charged with a crime. The Spill argues that such payments are yet ...
WPTVBP Gives Florida Another $20 MillionWUSF 89.7 NewsAnd she says this agreement is not a cap on BP's payments to Florida. "If we go three years and nothing's found, everything's fine, we've restored the ...BP to fund Fla. seafood inspectionsUSA Todayall 55 news articles »
International Business TimesFull text: BP CEO Bob Dudley's speech at CBI annual conferenceInternational Business TimesAs you may know, in June we cancelled dividend payments for the rest of this year and we have also announced our intention to sell assets worth up to $30 ...and more »
Some reasons why BP final payment will not accurately match statementslonad NewsHowever, individuals should perceive that the BP final payment that they'll be getting will almost definitely be a bit off from the quantity that they're ...
Film Shows Dilemma Faced by Gulf ResidentsAOL NewsVictims trying to recoup their economic losses can negotiate payments from BP's $20 billion fund, administered by Kenneth Feinberg, or join the thousands of ...and more »
The GuardianBumpy Start to BP Fund Puzzles GulfWall Street JournalIn the tourist towns and fishing villages along the Gulf Coast, there is rampant confusion and frustration about the payment decisions and timing of BP's ...Overseer of BP's gulf spill claims fund gets his hands dirtyWashington PostBP payments turn into idle largesseSydney Morning HeraldBP Document Waives $75M Oil Spill CapCourthouse News ServicePeople Management Magazine Online -ClaimsJournal.com -NOLA.comall 3,011 news articles »
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Spill chief's credibility questionedDaily CometCHAUVIN — When oil-spill claims chief Ken Feinberg last visited Houma, he spoke with calm, convincing authority of a quick turn around for payments, ...
Moneycontrol.comBP delays quarterly results amid Gulf clean-up operationHerald ScotlandIn addition to the expense involved in plugging the leak and cleaning up the shoreline, BP has made payments to a huge number of people and organisations to ...Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill, September ...eNews Park ForestBP oil spill prompts Q3 results delayThe Guardianall 140 news articles »
WKRG-TVBP payments lag in MississippiSunHerald.comMississippi is lagging behind other Gulf states in getting BP oil catastrophe claims paid through the new Gulf Coast ...Oil spill claims coming faster than Feinberg can processal.com (blog)BP Oil Spill Compensation Fund Not Living Up to PromiseNewsinferno.comOil claims center finds BP's records lackingUSA TodayAOL News -NOLA.com -ProPublicaall 47 news articles »
Palin Advisor Is a Former BP Lobbyist & Foreign AgentHuffington Post (blog)... but that he served as a lobbyist for BP Amoco from 1999-2000, receiving payments through his former lobbying firm the Mercury Group. ...
CBC.caBP releases its own report on Gulf oil spill, absolves itself of most of the blameExaminer.comIn addition, BP certainly does not qualify as an unbiased investigator since they will potentially be held liable for billions more in payments based on the ...BP Report Shifts Gulf Spill Blame to Transocean, HalliburtonBloombergBP to admit partial blame for Deepwater oil spillThe GuardianBP defends itself over Gulf oil spillSydney Morning HeraldBenzinga -eMoneyDaily (blog) -Interactive Investorall 5,418 news articles »
BP attorneys, Ala. AG discuss state lawsuitBusinessWeekKing and Riley have disagreed over how to seek payments from BP. The governor has filed a $148 million claim against BP and said the lawsuit is delaying ...BP attorneys, Ala AG meet to discuss state lawsuitWTVMall 22 news articles »
Oil-claims payments reach more residentsGulf Coast Newspapers... paid now that “responsible party” BP PLC is no longer in charge of the process. “When Mr. Feinberg took over, he said we could expect payments within 48 ...and more »
BP attorneys, Ala AG meet to discuss state lawsuitWTVMKing and Riley have disagreed over how to proceed with seeking payments from BP. The governor has filed a $148 million claim against BP and says the suit is ...and more »
US HOT STOCKS: Men's Wearhouse Active In Late TradingWall Street JournalBP PLC (BP, $38.37, +$1.18, +3.17%) has found that "multiple companies and work teams" contributed to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, releasing a long-awaited ...and more »
The GuardianBP defends itself over Gulf oil spillSydney Morning Herald... face and substantial progress that BP has made to date in building up liquidity to address potential financial payments", Fitch said in a statement. ...BP oil spill report – live coverageThe Guardian (blog)BP Shares Rise After Macondo ReportBenzingaBlame for Gulf spill should be shared, says BPInteractive InvestoreNews Park Forest -Philadelphia Inquirer -eMoneyDaily (blog)all 4,989 news articles »
UK Stocks Advance; ARM Holdings, BP, PartyGaming Gain as Barclays FallsBloombergThe reductions, about 10 percent of the workforce, will come after 2010 compensation payments, Whitney said in a report dated Aug. ...and more »
Lafourche school board weighs options on future BP settlementTri Parish Times... they will be faced with decisions on whether or not they move forward and accept pre-payments, which could disqualify them for later settlements, ...
al.com (blog)About 35000 oil spill claims still pending; Ken Feinberg hopes to speed processal.com (blog)Feinberg, for example, offered good news Tuesday to some business owners, who received earlier payments from BP that didn't cover the total loss incurred. ...Oil spill claims staff has struggled to keep pace with volume, administrator ...NOLA.comall 15 news articles »
Commodity Surge (blog)Fitch Gives 3-Notch Upgrade To BP, Reversing Some Of Prior CutWall Street Journal... the company could still face and substantial progress that BP has made to date in building up liquidity to address potential financial payments. ...BP's Rating Raised Three Levels at Fitch After Spill EndsBloombergFitch upgrades BP rating ahead of key reportPetroleumworld.comall 336 news articles »
Can we start talking about seizing assets now?
Moneycontrol.comFrustrated Gulf residents still waiting for BP paymentsSunHerald.comHe acknowledged six-month emergency payments, as opposed to BP's monthly payments, would boost his average. Feinberg said the biggest problem paying claims ...BP victims concerned about their paymentsNews BannerMr. Feinberg and the Gulf SettlementNew York Times (blog)BP data reveals high stakes for Florida in oil spill claims processThe Florida Independent (blog)CNN (blog) -Palm Beach Post -al.com (blog)all 79 news articles »
BP: Payments may depend on drill permitsUPI.com2 (UPI) -- A BP official says the company's ability to pay for damages from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill may be limited if it cannot get new offshore ...BP's Deepwater Disaster Costs MountForbesBP: Cost of Spill Hits $8 BillionWall Street JournalBP oil spill costs surge to $8 blnAFPTheStreet.com -The Guardian -DailyFinanceall 7,623 news articles »
CBC.caBP Says Limits on Drilling Imperil Oil Spill PayoutsNew York TimesBut the company, which is based in London, now appears to be using such voluntary payments as a bargaining chip with American lawmakers. BP is particularly ...Ongoing Administration-Wide Response to the Deepwater BP Oil Spill, September ...eNews Park Forestall 4,490 news articles »
Sky NewsAP News In BriefCBS2 ChicagoNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Engineers removed a temporary cap Thursday that stopped oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's blown-out well in mid-July. ...AP News in BriefBuffalo Newsall 182 news articles »
Jindal says BP should pay for seafood testingDaily CometThe short-term payments of up to six months of losses have no effect on a claimant's right to sue. Ken Feinberg, the lawyer overseeing the $20 billion trust ...and more »
Evaluation of Petronas Acquisition of BP's Interest in Malaysian Cracker and PEGerson Lehrman GroupFrom a strategic view point, it makes sense for BP to walk from this venture for nearly $400 MM to include other accounting and dividend payments. ...and more »
Is BP Dealing Away Its Future?Money Morning... figure comes from the fact that this is the total amount of the BP compensation fund that the company is just now beginning to make payments from. ...and more »
WWL First NewsIs BP short-changing local businesses?WWL First NewsA recurring theme heard from contractors and business owners who say they're owed big bucks by BP is that BP often stalls payments, "playing the blame game" ...
WKRG-TVRent, Expenses At Issue At BP Command CenterCBS 4NEW ORLEANS (AP) ― BP says its rent is paid in full at the site of its oil spill command center in Hopedale, La., but disputes over payments for fuel and ...BP gets eviction notice for late rent at Louisiana command centerThe Upshot (blog)Official: La. oil command center to shut over rentThe Associated PressOfficial: St. Bernard spill center in rent disputeMiamiHerald.comNewOrleans.Com -WWL First News -WZVN-TVall 150 news articles »