Through July 2015, BP paid more than $14 billion in claims, advances and settlements as part of its commitment to Gulf Coast communities.

In 2014, BP concluded its formal claims programmes. Any claimant that wishes to communicate directly with BP about a claim can do so.

As of July 2015, BP had paid more than $14bn in claims, advances and settlements. BP has now provisioned over $61 billion relating to the spill, including response, cleanup, economic claims, government payments, settlements and restoration.