August 12th, 2010
02:20 PM ET

BP to pay $50 million fine for fatal explosion in Texas

BP says it has agreed to pay a $50.6 million fine to settle some of the
citations related to the 2005 explosion at the Texas City, Texas,
refinery that killed 15 people.

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  1. Brian

    Tony Hayward mentioned the Texas City disaster in his resignation letter that Wikileaks got a hold of and released.

    The letter is classic Hayward. What a jerk...but admittedly, it is a pretty FUNNY resignation letter.

    Read it here:

    August 12, 2010 at 3:45 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. reaper

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  3. planet

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  5. ray gibbs

    For BP's fine–sweet justice.

    October 18, 2010 at 2:56 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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