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02/07/2015 BP agrees to pay $18.7bn for Deepwater Horizon spill

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BP to pay $18.7 billion in penalties for 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill

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BP will pay $18.7B for Deepwater Horizon oil spill

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Gulf States Reach $18.7B Settlement With BP Over Oil Spill

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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.