Thursday, 27 May 2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: 'I Let People Down', Admits BP Chief Tony Hayward - Telegraph

photo credit Telegraph via Justin Thomas

Ya think?

Tony Hayward isn't America's favorite person right now, and I'd like to think he isn't the UK's favorite (favourite?) either, although I haven't heard much on their end. Honestly I'd like to think he's no one's favorite/favourite right now.

BP has come under fire for speculation that cost-cutting may have led to the Gulf catastrophe. "A series of failures" including fluid leaks replaced by simple saltwater rather than specialized fluids contributed to the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon in April. If they were cost-cutting, the joke's on them because legal experts have stated that "the company could now face effectively unlimited fines."

Full article here (Telegraph)

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