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 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,…

Saving Time, Cutting Costs, Destroying Lives…a simple document

Many discussions have been held regarding British Petroleum’s corporate climate, the cost cutting, the record of safety, the notion that this corporation did or did not balance the drive for profit above all else, and it will be debated for a long time to come. The National Oil Spill Commission spent a lot of time…