BP Engineer Convicted for Obstructing Gulf Spill Probe

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New Orleans jury rules that BP employee destroyed text messages, blocking investigation.

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BP engineer guilty of obstructing oil spill investigation (via AFP)

A drilling engineer for British oil giant BP was found guilty Wednesday of destroying text messages in his smartphone, obstructing the investigation into the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. "Today a jury in New Orleans found that Kurt Mix purposefully…

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