Feds, Coast Guard, join BP to prove they’ve learned very little…

In two developments this past week, British Petroleum officially welcomed the Coast Guard and the Federal Government to their party that history forgot. Behind the ivy covered walls, steel doors and security guards of BP headquarters, Bob Dudley toasted Coast Guard Captain, Julia Heim and BOEMRE head, Michael Bromwich, celebrating a rousing relapse of maritime irresponsibility and forgetfulness. Toast completed, Bob turned on the tequila fountain, shaped like a deepwater … Continue reading Feds, Coast Guard, join BP to prove they’ve learned very little…

BP: encouraging the responsibility of others…

So, when the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement hit British Petroleum and their contractors with 15 “incidents of non-compliance,” BP expressed their hopes that now, finally, Transocean and Halliburton would admit responsibility, quit their complaining and put in the effort necessary to join BP in their current “safety first” environment. “BP said it has taken steps to enhance safety and the sanctions show that its … Continue reading BP: encouraging the responsibility of others…

Really, can Obama get anything right in the Gulf?

Taking into account that at this point, if Republicans thought they could get Americans to believe Barack Obama lit the gas himself on the Deepwater Horizon, they would…not to mention that we get it, Republicans (and many Democrats) hated the drilling moratorium and are especially hell-bent on proving it wasn’t necessary so they can get their “I told you so” on and argue against new … Continue reading Really, can Obama get anything right in the Gulf?