3 BP executives indicted over Gulf oil spill


BP agrees to pay $4.5 billion in fines in the largest such settlement in U.S. history.

(Photo: Anonymous, AP) NEW ORLEANS — Two employees of the British oil giant BP have been indicted on manslaughter charges in connection with the 2010 Gulf oil rig blowout that killed 11 workers.

A third executive was charged with lying to authorities about his work estimating the rate oil was flowing during the disaster.The federal indictment unsealed on Thursday names BP well site leaders Robert Kaluza and Donald Vidrine, claiming they acted negligently in their supervision of key safety tests performed on the Deepwater […]