BP's full statement on the US Deepwater claim deal

Read BP's full statement on the resolution of all criminal and securities claims by the US government against the company relating to the Deepwater Horizon accident in 2010.

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BP to pay £2.8bn over oil spill

BP is to pay £2.8bn to US authorities to settle claims relating to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 - the largest fine in US history. Two supervisors will face manslaughter charges over the deaths of 11 people.