Judge orders BP to pay $130 million fees to Gulf claims program

Reuters: BP Plc must pay $130 million to a court-appointed administrator overseeing payments to thousands of people who claimed they were hurt by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, in a fresh legal setback for the oil company. BP had balked at funding the third-quarter operating budget for the administrator, Louisiana lawyer Patrick Juneau, complaining that his bill contained "excessive costs." But U.S. Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan in New Orleans ruled that it was "unreasonable"......

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