What Tony Hayward can do with his bonus…

Did you hear? Tony Hayward, he of the BP oil spill Haywards, is set to get a bonus of 125,000 shares of BP stock at a current share price of $46 plus that would hold a rough value of $5,831,000 dollars. Yes, seriously. BP is planning to give him this bonus because of improved earnings per barrel…

Revoke BP’s probation: patterns don’t lie…

In Alaska, whereas they have not suffered a spill as extreme as the one the company unleashed on the Gulf Coast, they have become quite familiar with this oil company’s pattern of negligence, their complete focus on profits and the willingness to let lawyers attempt to clean up the messes left behind by their poor…

I have a confession to make…I’m a really lousy crisis worker…

I am, really bad… You see, I’ve been doing this job for a long, long time, off and on for about ten years and frankly, it’s getting a little old. If unfamiliar with crisis work, what I do for a living is I get calls from doctors and police officers in various hospital emergency rooms, or maybe jail…

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 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…

Tony Hayward “All the oil is gone.”

Yeah, he said it, not kidding, while giving a speech to students at the Cambridge University Society and several explanations immediately come to mind: 1. He and Jane Lubchenco of the NOAA are still spending way too much time together. 2. He figured that if doing a tour can work for GW Bush, why not…

Tony Hayward Speaks at British Commons…and a response

So, couple of days ago, Mr. Hayward was questioned about British Petroleum’s safety record in England by the MPs and apparently, he had more to say to his local pol’s then he did when Congress had their go a few months back, you remember, when he gave an hour-long version of “Oh, I didn’t know.” This time…