BP Changes Court Strategy: We Are Not Americans

So, a group of BP’s investors got together last June and decided to sue British Petroleum, Tony Hayward and Bob Dudley for wasting corporate assets, exposing the company and therefore, its shareholders to billions of dollars in liabilities and for violating their responsibilities to its shareholders by allowing the BP oil catastraphuk to happen. This…

Robert Dudley – “Not going to shy away from the risk”

British Petroleum’s Bob Dudley states he is looking forward to getting back to work in the Gulf of Mexico, and in his excellent column, Tyler Hamilton asks some interesting questions about this. Noting that, so far, BP has stated they will have spent $40 billion dollars on cleanup from their oil spill catastraphuk, he asks…

Well okay then Jane, if you say so…

The NOAA reopens 7,000 more square miles for fishing in the Gulf: Expert trained sensory analysts for NOAA sampled 155 samples of finfish from the area, and the agency sent 156 fish samples done in 22 separate composite tests for analysis in NOAA’s labs. The smell testing indicated no oil or dispersant taint, and the…

Hanging Pictures…Six Months Later

As a teenager, my sisters used to enjoy exploiting my temper to get me in trouble, pushing my buttons until I did something stupid and wound up grounded. I fell for it all the time. I think it was their secret game but I’ve never been able to prove it. One day when our parents…

BP Dares You to Care…Re-drilling?

With the lifting of the moratorium, oil rich eyes turn back to the Gulf of Mexico and the inevitable question was asked…will British Petroleum go after the remaining oil in the reservoir and tempt fate once again? BP officials wouldn’t comment on this, choosing to remain silent on their plans, but they are thinking about it….

Headlines: Gulf Coast and Beyond

Criminal charges being considered against BP in Gulf oil rig tragedy – Times Picayune Hurricanes May Carry Toxic Chemicals from Crude Oil and Dispersant Inland – Washington Blog FDA’s standards for Gulf seafood may be lower than those in past oil spills – Press Register John McCain Says He’s Too Old and Tired for Any…

Random Impressions After Watching BP’s Youtube Channel

1. Boy, are they sorry. 2. Sad, but hopeful music plays everywhere they go. 3. Everyone working for BP was either been born in, or currently lives on the Gulf Coast, and everyone loves New Orleans. 4. Everyone’s natural speaking voice is humble, empathetic and contains a southern accent. 5. Everyone smiles, except when they…