BP pegs cost of oil spill at $760 million

That amount is nearly double the $450 million cost reported by the company May 13. BP is still trying to stop the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. 

"It is too early to quantify other potential costs and liabilities associated with the incident," according to a BP release. 

Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidOPINION | 5 ways Democrats can win back power in the states THE MEMO: Trump's base cheers attacks on McConnell It's time for McConnell to fight with Trump instead of against him MORE (D-Nev.) last week pegged the growing cost at $14 billion and said he's against putting a cap on damages for oil spill liability. Some lawmakers are pushing to raise the cap from $75 million to $10 billion, while a mix of others either want to increase it well above that amount or hold it below to protect smaller operations.