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Ex-BP engineer says company records clear him in Gulf spillupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 18:21:00

A federal judge says he'll let a former BP engineer share confidential company documents with prosecutors -- who accused him of destroying records of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill -- in an attempt to clear his name.

Kevin Costner wins suit filed by Stephen Baldwin over oil cleanup machinesupdated: Fri Jun 15 2012 13:44:00

A federal jury has rejected a lawsuit by actor Stephen Baldwin and a New Orleans businessman that claimed actor Kevin Costner and others tricked them out of millions of dollars in a dispute stemming from the 2010 Gulf oil spill, an attorney for Baldwin said Friday.

2011: One year after Gulf oil disasterupdated: Thu May 03 2012 20:21:00

In 2011, Soledad O'Brien examined how clean up efforts were going a year after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion.

Judge postpones liability trial in BP Gulf oil spillupdated: Thu May 03 2012 20:21:00

A federal judge in Louisiana on Thursday rescheduled the liability trial in the BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico and postponed it to early next year from later this year.

CNNMoney: U.S. stocks have lots to considerupdated: Tue May 01 2012 08:10:00

U.S. investors were set to hold steady at Tuesday's open, awaiting new reports on manufacturing, auto sales and corporate results for clues about the strength of the U.S. economy.

2010: First 100 days of BP oil disasterupdated: Tue Apr 24 2012 18:12:00

A look back at the first 100 days of the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster of 2010 and BP's efforts to contain the spill.

First criminal charges filed in BP oil spillupdated: Tue Apr 24 2012 18:12:00

A former BP engineer has been charged with destroying 200-plus text messages about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, including one concluding that the undersea gusher was far worse than reported at the time.

Three lessons linger from BP oil spillupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 10:17:00

As we prepare to celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, let us not forget that Friday marks the second anniversary of the start of the BP oil spill. It deserves more than a shrug, an "oh, yeah," and "how's the fishing?" It deserves more than a solemn voiced announcer relegating it to a "this day in history," with a picture from the archives to jog our memory.

2010: Ex-Black Crowe talks oil disasterupdated: Fri Apr 20 2012 10:17:00

The oil disaster in the Gulf struck a chord with former Black Crowes bassist and iReporter Johnny Colt.

2010: BP: Oil flow has stoppedupdated: Thu Apr 19 2012 05:36:00

BP confirms oil has stopped flowing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in months as part of a well test.

BP announces class-action settlement in 2010 Gulf oil disasterupdated: Thu Apr 19 2012 05:36:00

BP announced Wednesday it has reached a class-action settlement with attorneys representing thousands of businesses and individuals who made claims after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

CNNMoney: Stocks dip on China's lower growth outlookupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 16:44:00

U.S. stocks recovered quite a bit of lost ground but still finished in the red Monday, following the path of world markets, after China lowered its annual growth target.

CNNMoney: To buy BP or not buy BP? That is the questionupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 13:09:00

It's been nearly two years since the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. But is the worst over for BP, the company that leased the Deepwater Horizon rig?

CNNMoney: Stocks set to open lowerupdated: Mon Mar 05 2012 08:54:00

U.S. stocks were set to open lower Monday, following the path of world markets, after China lowered its annual growth target.

BP, plaintiffs reach billion dollar deal in Gulf oil spill updated: Sat Mar 03 2012 01:40:00

BP and plaintiffs involved in the legal battle over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill -- the largest in U.S. history -- have reached an agreement, both sides said late Friday.

CNNMoney: BP oil spill trial delayedupdated: Sun Feb 26 2012 18:06:00

As settlement talks continue, the high-profile legal battle over the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that was scheduled to begin Monday has been delayed a week.

BP CEO: Safety will always be a focusupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 16:05:00

CNN's Richard Quest talks to BP CEO Bob Dudley about BP profits, pointing to a turnaround from the Gulf oil spill.

BP profits point to turnaround from Gulf of Mexicoupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 16:05:00

Oil company BP posted increased fourth quarter profits and raised its dividend on Tuesday, hailing the improved result as a turning point in the long climb back from Gulf of Mexico oil spill of 2010.

CNNMoney: Stocks on hold for Greece, Bernankeupdated: Tue Feb 07 2012 08:02:00

U.S. stocks were set to open slightly lower Tuesday, as investors wait for Greek leaders to agree on the terms of a new bailout package, a key step to avoiding a default.

Ruling favors Halliburton indemnity claim in Gulf oil spillupdated: Tue Jan 31 2012 17:28:00

A federal judge in New Orleans has ruled that Halliburton is not liable for the some of the compensatory damages sought by third parties in the worst oil spill in U.S. history, leaving BP responsible for the majority of those claims.

CNNMoney: Dow breaks 3-week winning streakupdated: Fri Jan 27 2012 16:41:00

U.S. stocks ended mostly lower Friday as jittery investors digested a weaker-than-expected economic growth report and as Europe's debt crisis still loomed in the background.

Judge clears Transocean of some damages in Deepwater Horizon spillupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 21:46:00

A federal judge in New Orleans ruled Thursday that Transocean is not liable for Deepwater Horizon compensatory damages sought by third parties in the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Truth Squad: Did public dollars unearth new energy resources?updated: Wed Jan 25 2012 01:25:00

President Barack Obama made a pitch for continued federal support of energy research during Tuesday night's State of the Union address.

BP still wants Halliburton to pay for whole Gulf oil spill cleanupupdated: Thu Jan 05 2012 08:17:00

In an ongoing effort to recover all the cleanup costs from Halliburton, oil giant BP has told a federal judge in New Orleans that the contractor was "grossly negligent" in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Is Gulf seafood unsafe to eat?updated: Thu Jan 05 2012 08:17:00

Gary Tuchman reports on seafood concerns following the BP oil disaster. Is it safe to eat?

Victoria Principal puts up money to prevent oil spillsupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 09:28:00

Victoria Principal fears the proposed expansion of offshore drilling in the Gulf of Mexico and Arctic Ocean could lead to another disastrous oil spill like the one that devastated the U.S. Gulf coast last year.

BP says Halliburton 'intentionally destroyed evidence' after Gulf oil spillupdated: Tue Dec 06 2011 05:26:00

BP is accusing Halliburton of having "intentionally destroyed evidence" related to the explosion aboard an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that led to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

CNNMoney: Netflix and Citigroup: the BPs of 2011?updated: Thu Dec 01 2011 15:45:00

Don't call him a hypocrite on Netflix. Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson is a buyer when the world hates companies.

CNNMoney: Arctic drilling set to increase under Obama planupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 16:38:00

The Obama administration proposed more oil drilling in Arctic waters Tuesday, planning two new leases in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas off Alaska's north coast.

Bacteria linked to deaths of bottlenose dolphinsupdated: Thu Oct 27 2011 19:18:00

Scientists investigating the stranding of hundreds of dolphins in the northern Gulf of Mexico since early last year reported Thursday that they have identified Brucella bacteria in five of 21 tested and are trying to determine whether the deaths may be linked to last year's BP oil spill.

CNNMoney: BP to resume drilling in Gulf of Mexicoupdated: Wed Oct 26 2011 19:18:00

554 days after the Deepwater Horizon explosion, BP is back in action in the Gulf of Mexico.

BP raises disposals target to $45bn updated: Tue Oct 25 2011 09:34:00

BP has raised its target for disposals to $45bn and promised to boost pay-outs to shareholders as the UK oil group said it had reached "a definite turning point" after last year's devastating Gulf of Mexico spill.

CNNMoney: Stocks tumble 2% on Europe jittersupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 16:22:00

U.S. stocks started the week with a steep sell-off Monday, following last week's stellar gains, as worries about Europe's debt crisis dominated.

CNNMoney: Anadarko to pay BP $4 billion in Gulf spill settlementupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 09:55:00

Anadarko Petroleum Co. will pay BP $4 billion to settle claims related to the Gulf of Mexico disaster in April 2010, BP said Monday.

Feds blame BP, other companies for 2010 Gulf spillupdated: Wed Sep 14 2011 16:14:00

BP, Transocean and Halliburton all share responsibility for the deadly explosion that resulted in the April 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to the final federal report on the matter released Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Big Oil: To create jobs, let us drill moreupdated: Wed Sep 07 2011 05:44:00

With job creation taking center stage in American politics, the oil industry Wednesday made a pitch for drilling more widely. With looser restrictions, the industry says it could deliver 1.4 million new jobs, boost tax rolls by $800 billion, and increase domestic energy production almost 50%.

Russia raids BP offices, prompting oil giant's angerupdated: Wed Aug 31 2011 11:37:00

Russian law enforcement officers raided the Russian offices of oil giant BP, the company said Wednesday, blasting what it called "illegal" interference in its work.

BP calls raid on office "illegal"updated: Wed Aug 31 2011 11:37:00

BP is blasting a raid by Russian law enforcement officers on the oil giant's offices. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.

Exxon-Rosneft exploration dealupdated: Tue Aug 30 2011 20:25:00

CNN's Max Foster and Jim Boulden take a look at the $3.2 billion Exxon-Rosneft deal to develop oil in the Arctic.

CNNMoney: BP oil spill fund: $5 billion in claims paid outupdated: Tue Aug 23 2011 16:50:00

The fund to compensate Gulf Coast businesses and residents for damages from last year's BP oil spill says it has paid out $5 billion of the $20 billion set aside for recovery.

CNNMoney: BP: One year, a $22 billion turnaroundupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 15:11:00

BP reported $5.3 billion in second-quarter earnings Tuesday, marking a sharp turnaround from the staggering loss the oil company reported in the same period last year.

BP CEO explains profit reboundupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 10:15:00

BP CEO Bob Dudley explains the company's second quarter net profit rebound and details future goals.

BP profits hit $5.3 billion, year on from Gulf spillupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 10:15:00

Oil giant BP is back in the black, announcing profits of $5.3 billion just a year after the Deepwater Horizon disaster left it facing heavy losses.

How clean is your favorite beach?updated: Wed Jun 29 2011 12:37:00

Most beaches look idyllic at first glance, but as you head to the shore this summer, what's really lurking in the water you're bathing in?

CNNMoney: Rig owner blames BP for Gulf oil disasterupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 14:52:00

An internal investigation by Transocean, the owner of the rig that suffered a deadly explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last year, concluded that missteps by BP caused the enormous spill.

CNNMoney: Lawmakers set to allow speedier Arctic drillingupdated: Tue Jun 21 2011 15:12:00

The House is set to streamline regulations around Arctic drilling this week that would speed the development of oil and gas reserves off the Alaskan coast over the objections of environmentalists.

Gulf Shores lets it all 'Hangout'updated: Fri May 27 2011 17:48:00

One year after the oil spill, The Hangout Festival is estimated to pump 20 million dollars into Alabama's Gulf Coast.

BP's battle for the Arcticupdated: Tue May 17 2011 06:44:00

Deadline passes for BP's talks to strike a deal with Rosneft. CNN's Matthew Chance reports.

Fortune: Why refining more gas won't bring prices downupdated: Tue May 03 2011 14:54:00

At first glance, it seems like a great time to buy a refinery. The price of gas is hovering around $4 and will likely stay high heading into the summer months. (Even news of Osama bin Laden's death hasn't moved prices much.) But a closer look shows refiners are actually trapped between two sets of players in the oil industry -- providers who deliver crude oil to them for refining, and customers who buy their finished products.

CNNMoney: Blackout shuts down gasoline refineriesupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 12:30:00

A blackout knocked out power to a BP refinery -- the third-largest gasoline refinery in the country -- as well as facilities operated by Marathon and Valero in Texas City, Texas on Tuesday.

Coast Guard slams exploded Gulf rig's owner for 'poor safety culture'updated: Fri Apr 22 2011 20:31:00

A Coast Guard report released Friday criticizes Transocean, the owner of the Gulf of Mexico rig that exploded a year ago, for serious flaws in its safety management system that contributed to the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

CNNMoney: Biggest winner in BP claim game is ...updated: Thu Apr 21 2011 15:58:00

Many companies were hit hard by the BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year. Fortunately, the government is starting to distribute some of the money BP set aside to compensate those who suffered financial hardship.

BP a year after oil spillupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:29:00

BP is a very different company than it was on April 20, 2010. CNN's Jim Boulden reports on BP one year after the spill.

Stories from the Gulf, one year onupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:28:00

A daughter will walk down the aisle this year without her father. A rig survivor still awakens at night and screams. A native American tribe in Louisiana now eats pork, chicken and beans instead of oysters and crab.

Oil: Out of sight, out of mind?updated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:28:00

The Gulf oil spill began one year ago this week. While much of the oil is no longer visible, does it remain unseen?

Politics: What's new since BP oil spill?updated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:25:00

Live underwater video or 'spillcam' changed how Americans viewed the BP oil spill. One year later, now what?

Markey: Spillcam was game-changer in BP disaster responseupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 09:25:00

As they furiously typed computer code through the night in a small Capitol Hill office, little did they know they were about to change the way Americans would view what has become known as the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

On oil disaster's anniversary, BP files suit over blowout preventerupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 05:53:00

On the first anniversary of an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling platform, which triggered the biggest oil disaster in U.S. history, BP filed suit Wednesday against the manufacturer of the rig platform's blowout preventer.

A look at Gulf wildlife one year laterupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 05:53:00

CNN's Rob Marciano reports on efforts to track, study, and rehab Gulf wildlife one year after the massive oil spill.

CNNMoney: Offshore drilling: Slow comeback after BPupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 11:27:00

Oil drilling is returning to the Gulf of Mexico, but slowly.

CNNMoney: Techs set to lead stock rallyupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 08:29:00

Strong earnings from the technology sector have investors in high spirits Wednesday, with expectations of a strong start to the trading session.

Nungesser still asking who's in charge?updated: Wed Apr 20 2011 07:01:00

One year after the oil spill, Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser says he still doesn't know who's in charge.

Nungesser: One year since Gulf spill, 'Who's in charge?'updated: Wed Apr 20 2011 07:01:00

A year after the onset of the worst oil spill in U.S. history, one of the most prominent Louisiana figures dealing with the disaster's aftermath remains frustrated.

BP defaulting on debt to people of the Gulfupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 12:33:00

I've been a fishing guide in the waters of the Louisiana bayou for more than 30 years. This special place along the Gulf of Mexico is a national treasure, a place where you could cast a rod out into the warm waters and pull out a red fish or speckled trout like snapping your fingers.

CNNMoney: BP's $20 billion fund barely tappedupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 08:39:00

The fund established to compensate Gulf Coast residents in the aftermath of last year's massive BP oil spill said Monday it has paid out $3.8 billion so far.

Mississippi gets $16 million from BP for tourismupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 19:10:00

Mississippi's governor announced Friday that the state will get a multimillion-dollar grant from BP to help recover from economic damage caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

What's under Elmer's Island?updated: Fri Apr 15 2011 10:37:00

The gate was wide open, so I just drove down the dirt road without stopping. A few hundred feet past the gate, a dust cloud kicked up. I slowed down, veered right, and stopped. A white Ford truck blocked the road to Elmer's Island.

2010: Tar balls on Lake Pontchartrainupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 10:37:00

Parts of the lake, near New Orleans, are now off-limits for fishing. CNN's Brooke Baldwin reports.

CNNMoney: BP victim's father: 'You rolled the dice and lost'updated: Thu Apr 14 2011 15:12:00

BP chief executive Bob Dudley on Thursday read aloud the names of the 11 men killed aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig last year -- a response to stinging criticism at its annual shareholder meeting that the company was putting profits over safety.

BP AGM attracts protests ahead of Gulf oil disaster anniversaryupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 07:59:00

BP's executives faced protests at the company's annual meeting in London Thursday, just days before the first anniversary of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster.

Money Magazine: One year after the BP spill, this family business is still reelingupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 18:45:00

Randy Boggs met the enemy up close for the first time last June when he pulled his 65-foot fishing boat, Reel Surprise, out of the marina in Orange Beach, Ala., and into the Gulf of Mexico.

Florida tourism gets a $30 million boost from BPupdated: Mon Apr 11 2011 16:21:00

Tourism in Florida is getting a $30 mililon boost from BP, state officials said Monday.

Scientists unsure why dolphins washing up deadupdated: Fri Apr 08 2011 01:56:00

Dead baby bottlenose dolphins are continuing to wash up in record numbers on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, and scientists do not know why.

CNNMoney: Obama's cursed energy handupdated: Wed Mar 30 2011 06:36:00

President Obama has had some pretty lousy luck with his energy plans.

BP loses laptop with private info on 13,000 peopleupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 20:37:00

A BP laptop computer containing the private information of about 13,000 individuals who filed oil-related claims after last year's oil spill has been lost, according to the oil giant.

CNNMoney: Stocks boosted by Home Depot, Verizon, Amazonupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 16:23:00

U.S. stocks finished near session highs Tuesday, thanks to solid gains in telecommunication and retail stocks, and as investors shrugged off ongoing global concerns.

CNNMoney: BP shares slip amid talk of criminal chargesupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 13:44:00

Shares of BP sank more than 2% Tuesday after the stock was downgraded and a report that federal authorities are considering charging company managers with manslaughter in connection with last year's disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

CNNMoney: Stocks: 'Early gains may be vulnerable'updated: Tue Mar 29 2011 08:32:00

U.S. stock futures were slightly higher ahead of the opening bell Tuesday, as investors awaited economic reports on housing and consumer confidence.

CNNMoney: Stuck pipe contributed to Gulf oil spillupdated: Wed Mar 23 2011 21:06:00

The oil spill at BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico was caused by a piece of drill pipe trapped in the platform's blowout preventer, which kept the device from working properly to stop the flow of oil into the Gulf, according to a report issued Wednesday.

Radiation risks rise in Japanupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 09:11:00

People in northeast Japan are warned to remain indoors due to the rise in radiation levels. CNN's Stan Grant reports.

U.S. needs a path to safe, clean electricityupdated: Tue Mar 15 2011 09:11:00

In Japan's earthquake-triggered nuclear emergency, at least 200,000 people who live within 21 kilometers of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station outside Tokyo have been removed from their homes -- residents who are already victims of the worst earthquake to hit Japan since records were kept.

Fortune: Crying wolf? Oil companies that fought the drilling moratorium will surviveupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 14:25:00

The moratorium on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico in the wake of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill ended back in October of 2010. Since then, the two companies, Ensco and Hornbeck (HOS),that sued the government, fearful of the damage the moratorium could do to their businesses, are poised to recover.

Alabama's cleaned-up white sands awaitupdated: Wed Mar 09 2011 08:06:00

After the BP oil spill left tar balls on the beach and rental properties sitting empty, Gulf Shores, Alabama, is cleaned up and ready for company.

CNNMoney: 'I'm sorry for what happened'updated: Tue Mar 08 2011 17:54:00

BP CEO Bob Dudley, addressing the largest oil industry gathering since the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico last spring, apologized for the blowout and questioned the industry's ongoing response to drilling safety and the unrest in the Middle East.

CNNMoney: No bonus for BP's Haywardupdated: Thu Mar 03 2011 11:50:00

Former chief executive Tony Hayward and other BP officials, including current CEO Robert Dudley, did not receive an annual bonus for 2010 -- a year marked by a fatal disaster that fouled the Gulf of Mexico.

CNNMoney: Obama issues first deepwater drilling permitupdated: Mon Feb 28 2011 18:14:00

The Obama Administration approved a permit to drill a deepwater oil well in the Gulf of Mexico Monday, the first such permit issued since the BP disaster last spring.

Fortune: Big Oil's $50 billion bet on Libya at stakeupdated: Wed Feb 23 2011 12:33:00

The instability in the Arab world claimed its first oil-rich victim over the weekend with the uprising in Libya. That's bad news for the bevy of international oil firms that have set up shop in the cloistered North African nation over the years, most notably Eni, the Italian oil giant. Libya has become a hot bed of energy investment since the lifting of trade sanctions seven years ago. Major oil companies from BP to ExxonMobil could now stand to lose millions, and in some cases, billions of dollars in investments and expected future revenue if the current regime falls.

CNNMoney: BP oil spill claims: Many complaints, few changesupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 11:33:00

Now it's official: The agency in charge of doling out payments to victims of last year's massive Gulf oil spill has come up with its final set of rules on who will get how much money, and it's barely changed from earlier versions.

CNNMoney: Court orders Obama to act on drilling permitsupdated: Mon Feb 21 2011 11:14:00

A federal court ordered the Obama administration Thursday to act on five deep water drilling permits in the Gulf of Mexico within 30 days, calling the delays in issuing new decisions "unreasonable, unacceptable, and unjustified."

CNNMoney: BP: Gulf oil spill payments are too generousupdated: Thu Feb 17 2011 17:24:00

How much should victims of last year's massive Gulf oil spill get?

Justice Department says BP fund should be spent fasterupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 01:08:00

In a bluntly worded letter to the official who handles claims stemming from last year's Gulf oil spill, the Justice Department Friday urged changes to speed up the process and to pay more claims from BP's $20 billion fund.

Reaction to BP dividend paymentupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 01:08:00

Billy Nungesser, President of Plaquemines Parish, comments on BP's dividend payment after the Gulf of Mexico disaster.

BP's partnership problemsupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 03:44:00

BP's Russian partner AAR to block first dividend payment since oil spill. CNN's Mathew Chance reports.

BP's Russian deal blocked by London courtupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 03:44:00

A judge in London temporarily blocked oil giant BP from going ahead on a deal with Russian state-owned Rosneft. The project to explore in the Russian Arctic cannot proceed before February 25, the Royal Courts of Justice ruled Tuesday.

2010: Did oil spill damage BP?updated: Mon Jan 31 2011 10:38:00

CNN's Jim Boulden looks at the long-term damage the Gulf oil spill caused oil giant BP.

House Dems' bill would tighten controls on offshore rigs, companiesupdated: Wed Jan 26 2011 19:43:00

Several House Democrats introduced a bill Wednesday that would impose stricter federal controls and oversight on oil companies and owners and operators of offshore oil rigs along the U.S. coastline.

Foul waters, hard lessons from BP oil spillupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 09:45:00

Four weeks after the catastrophic blowout that killed 11 workers and gushed millions of barrels of toxic crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last spring, President Obama set up an independent commission to determine what went wrong and what we must do to make sure nothing like this ever happens again.

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