Belfast Telegraph

More set aside for oil payouts by BP

BP has set aside an extra $1.4bn US dollars (£913m) in compensation for the Deepwater Horizon disaster as it struggles to stem a tide of claims which it says are inflating its payout bill.

The amount estimated by the firm to compensate individuals and businesses has increased from $8.2bn (£5.3 bn) to $9.6bn £6.3 bn).

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