Link: S. Baldwin v K. Costner lawsuit over oil centrifuge flim-flam. #rsrh
It’s not as though hydrocyclones are new separation technology for oil & water. The price Stephen Baldwin got for his shares is still probably represents $1 million per gallon of oil recovered.
BP could not have expected Costner’s separators to work. $52 million represents the price to get him to shut up and to get the media off their back.