FILE - In this May 24, 2010 file photo, BP PLC CEO Tony Hayward speaks during a news conference on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La. BP agreed late Friday March 2, 2012 to settle lawsuits brought by more than 100,000 fishermen who lost work, cleanup workers who got sick and others who claimed harm from the oil giant's 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history. The spill exposed oil industry failings, and forced BP chief executive Tony Hayward to step down after the company's repeated gaffes, including his infamous statement at the height of the crisis: "I'd like my life back." He was jettisoned off to work for a BP affiliate in Russia and has since left that company. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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FILE - In this May 24, 2010 file photo, BP PLC CEO Tony Hayward speaks during a news conference on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La. BP agreed late Friday March 2, 2012 to settle lawsuits brought by more than 100,000 fishermen who lost work, cleanup workers who got sick and others who claimed harm from the oil giant's 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history. The spill exposed oil industry failings, and forced BP chief executive Tony Hayward to step down after the company's repeated gaffes, including his infamous statement at the height of the crisis: "I'd like my life back." He was jettisoned off to work for a BP affiliate in Russia and has since left that company.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
FILE - In this May 24, 2010 file photo, BP PLC CEO Tony Hayward speaks during a news conference on Fourchon Beach in Port Fourchon, La. BP agreed late Friday March 2, 2012 to settle lawsuits brought by more than 100,000 fishermen who lost work, cleanup workers who got sick and others who claimed harm from the oil giant's 2010 Gulf of Mexico disaster, the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history. The spill exposed oil industry failings, and forced BP chief executive Tony Hayward to step down after the company's repeated gaffes, including his infamous statement at the height of the crisis: "I'd like my life back." He was jettisoned off to work for a BP affiliate in Russia and has since left that company. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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