The Coast Guard notifies BP and Transocean (RIG) that a new sheen of oil near the Macondo site...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

The Coast Guard notifies BP and Transocean (RIG) that a new sheen of oil near the Macondo site matches the oil from the 2010 spill; the sheen could be linked with oilfield debris left on the ocean floor at the time. The sheen doesn’t pose a threat to the shoreline, but the Coast Guard tells BP and RIG they may be held financially liable for the new oil. (earlier: potential settlement)