Judge grants feds more time to decide if they'll retry ex-BP engineer in Gulf oil spill

  • by: KEVIN McGILL , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 19, 2014 - 7:40 PM

NEW ORLEANS — Federal prosecutors have been granted additional time to decide whether they should appeal an order throwing out the conviction of a former BP engineer accused of deleting texts about the amount of oil flowing from a blown-out well during the 2010 Gulf oil spill.

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