US Justice Dept denies in settlement talks with BP

WASHINGTON, Sept 28 (BestGrowthStock) – The Justice Department is
not in settlement talks with BP Plc (BP.L: )(BP.N: ) over fines
related to the oil spill from its broken well in the Gulf of
Mexico, a department official said on Tuesday, denying an
earlier report.

There are no settlement talks ongoing, the official said,
declining to be further identified.

Earlier on Tuesday a Republican lawmaker from Louisiana
told reporters in New Orleans that he understood that
negotiations between the two sides were under way.
(Reporting by Jeremy Pelofsky, editing by Eric Walsh)

US Justice Dept denies in settlement talks with BP