BP's spill woes mount

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BP's spill woes mount

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The 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to haunt BP with the US Justice Department now accusing the British oil giant of “gross negligence and wilful misconduct.”

As a consequence, BP’s share price fell with investors dreading a trial, that could go on for years. Court proceedings are due to open ((OUT)) next January in New Orleans.

For details of how costly this could be for BP watch our Behind Markets report.