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What Does BP’s Record Settlement for Deepwater Horizon Spill Mean for Houston?

Last Thursday, BP agreed to pay $18.7 billion to settle state and federal claims from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. We discuss what the settlement means for BP, Houston and the Gulf region with Bradley Olson, who reports on the oil and gas industry for Bloomberg News. MORE: Will The Settlement Cost From […]

Last Thursday, BP agreed to pay $18.7 billion to settle state and federal claims from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. We discuss what the settlement means for BP, Houston and the Gulf region with Bradley Olson, who reports on the oil and gas industry for Bloomberg News.

MORE:
Will The Settlement Cost From BP Oil Spill Cover Future Damage? (News 88.7, July 6, 2015)
BP Payment Plan: Texas Gets Share Of Billions Over 18 Years (News 88.7, July 2, 2015)
Deepwater Horizon: Lessons Learned Five Years Later (Houston Matters, April 20, 2015)
The Great Invisible: Documentary Tells the Stories of Those Affected By Deepwater Horizon Accident (Houston Matters, April 20, 2015)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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