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Originally posted by In nothing we trust
Originally posted by justadood
So, BP leases the rights to the oil from the US Government, correct?
So, do they lose that lease when they # up like this? Or is that oil still technically 'theirs'?
Is all that oil out there fair game for some industrious person to gather and sell back to an oil refinery?
I would think that once this oil enters international waters ownership could be subject to international maritime salvage law.