Transocean will pay $ 1 billion for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico

Swiss company Transocean, which prinadlezhalavzorvavshayasya in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico drilling rig, under the terms of a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to pay a fine of one billion dollars, said on Tuesday the Associated Press.

U.S. court ruled that the reason to delay the decision to approve the settlement agreement no. Last week, another court has approved a settlement agreement with the federal government Transocean, under which the company has to pay $ 400 million.

The explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in April 2010 turned the biggest environmental katastrofoyv U.S. history. Stop the flow of oil was possible only by 4 August 2010. The accident killed 11 people, in the Gulf of Mexico water spilled nearly 5 million barrels of crude oil.

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