Blame game: BP, Gulf spill partners sue each other


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  • Friday, 22 Apr 2011

MIAMI: After being hammered for a year over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP is going on the offensive with multibillion-dollar lawsuits seeking to shift at least part of the blame to those who owned the ill-fated rig or designed a failed safety device or supplied cement that didn't hold.

Those companies - Transocean, Cameron International and Halliburton - each filed lawsuits of their own, and it will now be up to the courts to divvy up fault.

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