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BP Sues Maker of Blowout Preventer in Gulf Oil Spill

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By Kevin Fayle on April 21, 2011 2:04 PM

In a cross-claim filed as part of the ongoing litigation surrounding last year's oil rig explosion and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP alleges that the manufacturer of the blowout preventer designed, manufactured, maintained and modified the preventer in a way that rendered it "unreasonable dangerous when used as intended." BP Sues Maker of Blowout Preventer in Gulf Oil Spill