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BurntOrange
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 12:04:30 AM

BP says it has paid more than $12 million in claims arising from a multistate recall of incorrectly formulated gasoline that damaged some vehicles' mechanical components.

BP spokesman Scott Dean tells The Times of Munster those claims were paid after the company processed about 14,000 recall claims.

He says BP is still processing legitimate claims for which it's received documentation. But Dean says several thousand people who've filed claims haven't produced the needed documents or haven't responded to inquiries from the company.

He says some suspected cases of fraudulent claims have been passed on to law enforcement.

BP recalled about 4.7 million gallons of gasoline in August distributed Indiana, Illinois, Ohio and Wisconsin. The fuel caused problems that included hard starting, ...
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 20, 2012 12:01:29 AM

LeEC: b/c they pay big fat money here (if only in fines)?
LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 9:39:23 PM


Why oh why is BP allowed to sell anything in the US?
DanMtz
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:11:42 PM

BP is a fine paying machine.
TripleHs
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 8:12:17 AM

BP has a bad reputation now
WalRus49
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 7:50:25 AM

More organized mayhem and pillage.........................
dr047
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 6:26:44 AM


Ethanol is probably not much different.
honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 5:55:26 AM

the Big Pretender's pocket change.... nothing in comparison to the $4.5B they have to pay for the Deep Water Horizon / Macondo well disaster.
Eugenian
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 1:22:54 AM

Aw, that's a shame.
spud5559
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:24:05 AM

good
ruca2012
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:21:23 AM

too bad
Zonk
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:18:16 AM

Why pick on BP? No worse than the American people putting obama back in office. Both are disasters.
SaturnSC
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:11:15 AM

Again
boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:11:13 AM

BP is a mess.
blazerbob91
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:10:15 AM

We all pay in the end
otherdave
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:09:38 AM

12 million is F.Y. money to BP!
judgemobile
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:08:36 AM

they pass on higher costs to customers
humblepie
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:06:40 AM

amazing since only 10,000 people bought gas there
defiancegasman
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:06:23 AM

Tax write-off!
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:05:44 AM

BP should have to prove it didn't. They produce bad gasoline and then put the burden of proof on the consumer. Don't seem fair.
Alaydown
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:05:27 AM

The hits just keep on coming.
pastorpaulcg
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:04:50 AM

Okay
jrschl
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:03:49 AM

We pay in the end.
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:03:24 AM

drop in the bucket to them.
ManOfLeisureII
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:03:12 AM

Repeat....a sweep in deed
jetskijerry
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:03:02 AM

The gas is too high either way...
1fulltank
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:02:28 AM

Old article. It's a sweep!
PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:02:02 AM

Chump change and we are the chumps!
Roteque
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:02:00 AM

First they almost destroyed the Gulf of Mexico, now this ???

They love to pay fines.
dastard57
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Message Posted: Nov 19, 2012 12:00:38 AM

idiots
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:59:46 PM

Good.
Ahking
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:58:16 PM

they should own up to it.
Dragnet
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:57:41 PM

I'd bill them even more. They can afford it. Why do they get away with what they get away with
boatcrazyinme
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:51:14 PM

its about time!
CCLighthouse
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:50:55 PM

BP again? Come on and let's get this thing together now!
Z51Corvette
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:46:00 PM

Discovery... sure... You KNOW it ALL! LOL! Obviously hasn't changed yours.
GDAE
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:45:42 PM

Too bad they'll just pass the costs on.
Discovery02
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:38:11 PM

Won't change their corporate behavior.
FlyNFool
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:36:00 PM

Another oops!
rx7racerca
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:35:16 PM

Another expensive BP screw-up!
Wanda127
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:35:16 PM

Bad news for BP
ItsMorph
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:33:57 PM

Glad it wasn't me!
DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:32:31 PM

Another reason (besides high prices) not to buy BP gas. In this area they tend to be some of the higher priced gas stations.
kiss4afrog
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:27:51 PM

You wished it wouldn't, but it happens. At least they are paying the claims.
sljbc475
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:24:15 PM

Ok
wcp3rd
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:21:39 PM

ok
bearzz
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:20:31 PM

BP has had big problems.
mstearno
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:17:52 PM

we'll pay for it so what's the big deal
30mpg80
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:14:18 PM

Have to pay attention to production process
Mr_Bill_W
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:14:07 PM

Another huge black eye for BP. One would think that there would substantially improve their QC and decision making processes to minimize the frequency and severity of major screw-ups in the Gulf and the chemical composition and formulation of their fuel products...
drz614
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:13:50 PM

somebody forgot to bring the money. oops

when the epa does it with ethanol we are told they don't care. ask any landscaper how much of their equipment has burned up

[Edited by: drz614 at 11/18/2012 11:16:28 PM EST]
Blue48
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Message Posted: Nov 18, 2012 11:12:14 PM

NOT A GOOD WEEK FOR BP!
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