Former BP Executive David Rainey Gets Delay In Oil Spill Trial

By James Gerken

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has indefinitely delayed the trial of a former BP executive accused of lying to Congress in 2010 about the amount of oil that was spewing from the company’s blown-out well.

Trial had been scheduled March 10 for David Rainey, who was BP’s vice president of exploration for the Gulf of Mexico when the well blew wild in April 2010, causing 200 million gallons of oil to spill over a couple months. Rainey was charged with obstructing Congress and lying to law enforcement agents by failing to disclose internal information from BP PLC indicating that …read more

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