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BP Replaces CEO Hayward, Reports $17 Billion Loss

< LONDON (AP) _ BP’s much-criticized CEO Tony Hayward will be replaced by American Robert Dudley on Oct. 1, the company said Tuesday as it reported a record quarterly loss and set aside $32.2 billion […]

07/27/2010

Report: BP Chief on His Way Out

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ Gaffe-prone BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward _ who incensed many on the Gulf Coast by saying he wanted his life back as they struggled with the fallout from the company’s massive […]

07/25/2010

BP's Oil Well to Stay Shut Despite Tropical Storm

ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Engineers have grown so confident in the leaky cap trapping oil inside BP’s crippled well that they will leave it closed and unwatched if a tropical storm that […]

07/22/2010

Storm Halts Gulf Oil Well Work

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the ruptured oil well to a near standstill Wednesday just as BP was getting tantalizingly close to going in […]

07/21/2010

Feds: Oil Leaking from Cap on Ruptured Well

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ BP’s broken well was leaking oil and gas again Monday for the first time since the company capped it last week, but the Obama administration’s spill chief said it was no […]

07/19/2010

Cap Closed Despite Seep

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The federal government Monday allowed BP to keep the cap shut tight on its busted Gulf of Mexico oil well for another day despite a seep in the sea floor after […]

07/19/2010

Trial of Gulf Oil Well Cap Extended for 24 Hours

NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP’s trial run of a cap blocking oil from streaming into the Gulf of Mexico has been extended.

07/17/2010

Obama: Good News in the Gulf

WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says BP’s successful capping of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is “good news.”

07/16/2010

BP: No Oil Leaking into Gulf from Busted Well

NEW ORLEANS (AP) A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said Thursday.

07/15/2010

BP Tests New Cap Over Gulf Oil Leak

NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and began testing the new, tighter-fitting cap Wednesday that could finally choke off the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

07/14/2010

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