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AP Exclusive: Feds grill former BP chief Hayward

Documents obtained by The Associated Press show former BP chief Tony Hayward fought off accusations that he sought to prop up the company's falling share price through his subordinates' daily media briefings on the Gulf oil spill. Full story

Timeline: Gulf oil spill lasted three months

Last year's Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 workers and unleashed the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history. Full story

Ex-BP boss eyes trio for new investment fund: report

LONDON (Reuters) - Petrofac <PFC.L> chairman Rodney Chase, ex-Corus chairman Jim Leng and former Enterprise Oil chairman Graham Hearne are expected to be asked to join the board of a new energy investment fund being set-up by Tony Hayward, the Sunday Times said. Full story

BP ex-CEO in talks on Abu Dhabi oil firm: report

Former BP boss Tony Hayward has been approached to launch a new Abu Dhabi-backed oil firm less than six months after he quit in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the Sunday Times reported. Full story

Spill panel chief: BP, partners must be overhauled

The Republican co-chair of the presidential panel studying the causes of the Gulf oil spill lashed out at BP and its contractors, calling them safety "laggards" who are "in need of top-to-bottom reform." Full story

Hayward defends himself in exit interview

   Jeffrey Breit, attorney representing Gulf fishermen, and Capt. David Yates refute former BP CEO Tony Hayward’s claims that he was wrongly vilified for the Gulf oil disaster.

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  BP chairman praises Hayward

Psycho talk: Carl Svanberg said outgoing BP CEO Tony Hayward “has done a great job for the company through his almost 30 years.”

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In this May 28, 2010 photo, BP CEO Tony Hayward stands aboard the Discover Enterprise drill ship during recovery operations in the Gulf of Mexico, south of Venice, La. (AP Photo/Sean Gardner, Pool)

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BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward takes a first hand look at the recovery operations aboard the Discover Enterprise drill ship in the Gulf of Mexico in this May 28, 2010 file photo. BP will not pay bonuses for 2010 to the top executives whose divisions were involved in the worst-ever oil spill in the

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BP CEO Tony Hayward testifies about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, at a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 17, 2010. An image of his testimony is shown on a video monitor mounted on the committee room wall behind him. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNIT

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BP CEO Tony Hayward

BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward listens to opening statements before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee for a hearing on "The Role Of BP In The Deepwater Horizon Explosion And Oil Spill" June 17, 2010 in Washington, DC.