Billions of dollars are at stake as the federal trial resumes over the 2010 disaster.
A federal judge accepted a misdemeanor plea agreement from Halliburton Energy Services for destroying evidence after BP's 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Halliburton has agreed to plead guilty to destroying evidence in 2010 Gulf oil spill.
The trial will figure out exactly how much more BP and other companies should pay for the nation's worst offshore oil spill.
Attorneys for the highest-ranking BP employees aboard the Deepwater Horizon vowed to fight charges.
Oil giant BP has agreed to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history, totaling billions of dollars.
The material is from the BP well and certain chemicals in the tar have barely broken down,
BP has agreed to relax several documentation requirements regarding the submission of claims filed after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
BP is selling some deep-water assets in the Gulf of Mexico for $5.55 billionto cover the cost of its oil well blowout in the Gulf two years ago.