Tag: Gulf of Mexico Disaster

Prosecutors say ex-BP exec lied to investigators, defence says no

Prosecutors say ex-BP exec lied to investigators, defence says no

Former BP executive on trial for making a false statement A former BP executive manipulated early estimates of the amount of oil spewing into the Gulf of Mexico after a 2010 rig explosion to conform to a low government estimate, then lied about it to federal agents, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday. Defence attorneys countered […]