The settlement with Cameron follows settlements with MOEX and Anadarko Petroleum (APC), which was the most significant settlement to date, and at $4 billion was in line with industry expectations for Anadarko's 25% stake in the well. For BP, Friday marks a minor monetary victory in the oil spill war, and the big legal battles are far from over.
It's also pretty minor as far as oil spill fines in the news this week specifically, with the Brazilian federal prosecutor's office
-- Written by Eric Rosenbaum from New York.
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