Here come the lawyers…a day in Judge Barbier’s court…

Okay, so first we acknowledge the obvious: Lawyers being lawyers, and British Petroleum having long since given up that whole “making things right,” and “actions, not words” schtick – at least in reality – of course BP is going to try to use every legal maneuver to pay as little as possible to anyone. Their company’s in…

BP Sustainability Report Ignores Oil Spill, and Tony Gets a Bonus!

British Petroleum released their new Sustainability Report where they went to great lengths to discuss the lessons they learned last summer, and how BP’s Bob Dudley is now all about responsibility. Bob feels it is up to them to “earn back the trust” of all involved and dad-gummit, they’re gonna do it! In their report, they…

BP Could Face Manslaughter Charges…

According to Reuters, the Department of Justice is investigating whether to file manslaughter charges against BP managers for decisions they made leading up to the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon. Beyond these possible criminal charges, what is at stake for the company is the likelihood of BP being found “grossly negligent.” Should these charges occur,…