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  • Diane Wilson, a fourth-generation Texas fisherwoman, her face smeared with syrup to represent oil, protests against BP as British police officers prevent her from entering the London conference center where the petroleum giant held the annual general meeting of its shareholders Thursday. "I think a lot of the shrimpers are concerned," she said. (Associated Press)

    Oil-spill protesters disrupt BP meeting

    Despite angry protesters outside the building, BP promised its first annual general meeting since last year's devastating Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that it would work to earn back trust of shareholders and the public.


  • BP Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward leaves the oil company's offices in London on Monday in the back of a car. He became the face of BP's failure to contain the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and will step down in October. (Associated Press)

    BP replaces CEO Hayward, makes record loss

    BP's embattled Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward will be replaced by American Robert Dudley on Oct. 1, the company said Tuesday, as it reported a record quarterly loss and set aside $32.2 billion to cover the costs of the devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill.


  • BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg speaks to the news media outside the White House in Washington, Wednesday, June 16, 2010, after attending a meeting at the White House with President Obama in Washington. Standing behind Mr. Svanberg is BP Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward, left, and BP Managing Director Bob Dudley, second from left. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Obama, BP agree on $20 billion spill fund

    President Obama emerged from his first face-to-face meeting with BP executives Wednesday to say the oil giant has agreed to create a $20 billion escrow account to settle economic injury claims from the April 20 explosion that created the massive Gulf oil spill.


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