Commitment to the Gulf of Mexico

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BP is committed to supporting economic and environmental efforts in the Gulf of Mexico

We have spent more than $26 billion in claims payments and response, clean-up and restoration costs. BP has also committed to provide up to $1 billion to fund early restoration projects. Our Gulf Coast recovery efforts have focused on paying all legitimate claims stemming from the accident and supporting two of the regions most vital industries - tourism and seafood.

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Restoring the economy

Find out more about how we are supporting the economic recovery of the Gulf through a variety of programs

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Claims information

BP is meeting its commitment to Gulf Coast communities by paying legitimate claims stemming from the Deepwater Horizon accident

BP's Thunder Horse platform in the Gulf of Mexico

Supporting long-term research

BP has committed $500 million over 10 years to support independent research

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Restoring the environment

BP has been working with state and federal agencies to assess and restore natural resources

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NRDA studies

Scientists are studying a range of species and habitats to understand how these may have been injured by the accident

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