british petroleum

BP Plans a Comeback in Gulf of Mexico

Oct 27, 2011
One might think that after the ecological apocalypse that British Petroleum visited upon the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding environs with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in April 2010, BP might harbor a healthy sense of shame about returning to that scarred region. Yeah, no.

The Disastrous Cost of Oil Addiction

May 6, 2011
"The 2010 Gulf of Mexico blowout brought more than oil to the surface," writes Carl Safina in his new book investigating the impact of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout.In "A Sea in Flames," Carl Safina investigates the impact of the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout.
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The Year in Bad Corporate Choices

Dec 23, 2010
The BBC gets the ball rolling in this article about four big companies' sub-stellar performance in 2010, and it should come as no surprise that BP figures in among that unfortunate set. But, dear readers, this list is focused on the UK and Asia -- can you think of more from this side of the globe?

BP Passes the Buck

Sep 8, 2010
That whole Gulf of Mexico oil spill thing? It wasn't just BP's fault -- or so says BP. The oily megacorp released an internal report Wednesday that pointed to "multiple companies and work teams" that also, in BP's humble estimation, shoulder some of the blame for the disaster.