Oil giant BP has turned to the government for help with the compensation deal for victims of the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the BBC reported.
BP said it wants British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of fines associated with the 2010 oil spill at the Group of Eight meeting next month.
Exxon Mobil and Norwegian energy major Statoil said they were examining a frontier field in the Gulf of Mexico said to hold 6 billion barrels of reserves.
Crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill sickened an important fish species in the Gulf of Mexico for at least a year after the disaster, researchers say.
The Mexican government is suing for claims related to the 2010 oil spill in the U.S. waters of the Gulf of Mexico, BP confirmed.
U.S. regulators conducted a snap drill in the Gulf of Mexico to ensure measures are in place to respond to a major oil incident, a federal director said.
Texas is among U.S. states that may seek additional damage payments from BP in response to the 2010 oil spill, the state attorney general said.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi has filed a lawsuit against BP over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and economic losses caused by the spill.
The Gulf of Mexico ecosystem is still showing effects from the 2010 oil spill, the National Wildlife Federation said.
A South Florida man has been convicted of scamming more than $1 million from a program for people financially harmed by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.