NewsNation | November 28, 2012
>>> welcome back. the obama administration slapped bp with tough new sanctions for causing the worst oil disaster in u.s. history . the environmental protection managers suspended the oil giant from securing any new government contracts for an unspecified amount of time. bp will not be able to lease new areas of exploration from the u.s. government , including territories in the gulf of mexico . 11 people died and almost 5 million barrels of oil spilled when the deepwater whorizon exploded in 2010 .