Bloomberg by the Numbers: $2.51 Billion

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A BP gas station.

That’s how much BP Plc was awarded  in U.S. defense contracts in the year ended Sept. 30, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

BP’s Pentagon contracts more than doubled from $1.04 billion in fiscal 2010, a period that included the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010.

Bloomberg’s Danielle Ivory has more about BP’s contracts here.

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