BP Oil Spill Funds in Mississippi Haven’t Created Many Jobs — ProPublica

$53.3 Million. 33 Jobs. No Plan. That’s How Mississippi Lawmakers Are Spending BP Oil Spill Money. — Read on http://www.propublica.org/article/gulf-coast-restoration-fund-mississippi-jobs

DOL Announces a Settlement With BP Over Texas City Refinery Violations Cited in 2009 Explosion

OSHA- DOL to announce a settlement on Thursday with BP Plc's U.S. refining subsidiary over safety violations found at the company's Texas City, Texas, refinery in 2009, according to a statement issued Wednesday. BP has been trying to sell the nation's sixth-largest refinery and a settlement would make the facility more attractive to potential buyers. … Continue reading DOL Announces a Settlement With BP Over Texas City Refinery Violations Cited in 2009 Explosion

Tests on BP Well Blowout Preventer Confirm Redesign a Necessity

Part #1 Part #2 See a Copy of the Det Norske Veritas' (DNV) report on the forensic testing Report here: http://www.deepwaterinvestigation.com/external/content/document/3043/1047295/1/DNV%20BOP%20report%20-%20Vol%202%20%282%29.pdf Yesterday, the Department of Interior released Det Norske Veritas' (DNV) report on the forensic testing that it conducted on the blowout preventer (BOP) that failed to shut in BP's blown out Macondo well almost … Continue reading Tests on BP Well Blowout Preventer Confirm Redesign a Necessity

BP’s Safety Drive Faces Rough Road

By GUY CHAZAN - Wall Street Journal Associated PressA BP operation in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska's North Slope.   Bob Dudley, the new chief executive of BP PLC, has vowed to change the safety culture of the accident-prone oil giant in the wake of the deadly explosion and spill at one of its wells … Continue reading BP’s Safety Drive Faces Rough Road

OpEd – Media Contributes to Victim Mentality as Gulf Struggles

We have no idea how much oil is flowing into the Gulf of Mexico as result of the April 20 explosion of the BP Transocean/Deepwater Horizon. We do know eleven men died there. There is no doubt that the environmental devastation is the worst this country has ever experienced, and there is no end in … Continue reading OpEd – Media Contributes to Victim Mentality as Gulf Struggles