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Keys governments consider BP oil-spill settlements

The cities of Key West and Marathon, the Monroe County School Board and the County Commission are all meeting separately to discuss what are believed to be settlement opportunities with BP and Transocean. The School Board was scheduled to hold a closed session with its lawyers Friday to discuss the issue. A BP settlement is on the agenda for Tuesday’s ...

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4 St. Tammany governments take BP settlements

COVINGTON, La. — Four governmental bodies in St. Tammany Parish have accepted money BP as part of a group settlement of local government claims for economic losses caused by the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Advocate reports three more will take up the matter next week. The St. Tammany Parish Council this week accepted a $16.8 ...

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Low oil prices remain a factor in San Juan Basin

FARMINGTON — Ten months after oil prices dropped south of $50 a barrel, drilling in the San Juan Basin is still down. Oil prices topped $60 a barrel in May, the first time since December that prices were that high. But despite the tenuous good news, area oil and gas companies are cautious or waiting on the sidelines altogether until ...

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