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BP to Challenge Fine for Refinery Blast

The oil giant BP said on Friday that it would challenge a record $87.4 million fine imposed for what regulators said was the company’s failure to correct problems after a 2005 explosion killed 15 workers at a refinery in Texas City, Tex.

 

BP executives said Friday that they were surprised by the penalty — four times greater than any previous Occupational Safety and Health Administration fine — because the company and agency officials had long seemed to be in agreement about BP’s steps to improve safety at the refinery, the nation’s third largest.

 

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