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BP In Line To Win Oil Safety Award: Beyond Irony

BP is in the running for an award honouring safey in oil extraction:

BP, now under federal scrutiny because of its role in the deadly Gulf of Mexico explosion and oil spill, is one of three finalists for a federal award honoring offshore oil companies for “outstanding safety and pollution prevention.”

The winner of the award – chosen before the April 20 oil rig incident – was to be announced this coming Monday at a luncheon in Houston. But the U.S. Department of Interior this week postponed the awards ceremony, saying it needs to devote its resources to the ongoing situation resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and fire.

Who came fourth?

Posted: 5th, May 2010 | In: Reviews | Comments (3)

Munitions And Explosive Dumps In The Gulf Tiggered The BP Oil Rig Disaster

THERE are numerous munitions and explosive dumps close to the April 20 BP-contracted oil rig disaster that is gushing crude into the Gulf of Mexico, according to an exclusive report on the US website Planet Waves.

This raises the question: Was the initial explosion on the rig Deepwater Horizon (owned by Transocean) linked in any way to these dump areas?

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Posted: 4th, May 2010 | In: Reviews | Comment