BP ordered to pay Transocean’s costs for Deepwater spill

A US court has agreed that BP’s contractor involved in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Transocean, is not responsible for all compensatory damage claims raised by third parties for the oil spill and that BP must bear some responsibility instead. A United States District Court statement read: “BP is required to indemnify Transocean for compensatory damages […]

US court finds California’s low carbon fuel laws unconstitutional

A district court in the US yesterday found California’s low carbon fuel laws unconstitutional. The ruling could come as a blow to the state which set itself up as a green example with its Low Carbon Fuel Standard, the first of its kind in the country. Californian Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger first established the LCFS in […]