02/07/2015 BP agrees to pay $18.7bn for Deepwater Horizon spill
BP to pay $18.7 billion in penalties for 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill
BP will pay $18.7B for Deepwater Horizon oil spill
Gulf States Reach $18.7B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill
BP to Settle Spill Claims for Up to $18.7B
BP, the U.S. Justice Department, and five Gulf states announced that the company agreed to pay a record settlement of $18.7 billion. To date, BP’s cost for the clean-up, environmental and economic damages and penalties has reached $54 billion.