Anadarko Ordered to Pay $159.5 Million for 2010 Gulf Spill

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Anadarko Petroleum Corp. was ordered to pay almost $160 million for its role as part-owner of the doomed Gulf of Mexico well that in 2010 caused the biggest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

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