POSTED: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 1:28pm
UPDATED: Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 1:30pm
Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that oil giant BP has pleaded guilty to 14 criminal charges. This included a dozen felony charges, stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The company agreed to pay $4 billion in fines and penalties.