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Multi-national energy giant BP Plc. (NYSE ADR: BP) is under heat after a new report indicates that the Deep Water Horizon spill of 2010 left a Rhode-Island-sized ring of oil on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. But that didn't stop the company from hiking its dividend to $0.10 per share after posting overall profits that were in-line with Wall Street expectations. BP Plc. is yet another company to increase its dividend payout for interest-seeking investors. Click here to see a list of 35 companies that increased their dividends within the last week.