As regards above I heard the other day that BP self-insure for such spills, so no Lloyds bailout.
I also found this as well. Looks like it's bye-bye dividend for a year or two at least
NEW YORK – Just how many barrels of oil are flowing into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon spill is one billion U.S. dollars question with implications that go beyond the environment. It can also help determine how much BP and others end up paying for the disaster. Gulf Oil Spill. A clause buried deep in the U.