Thursday, 6 January 2011

BBC News - US oil spill: 'Bad management' led to BP disaster

Shouldn't have been drilling in this deep water location to begin with but both BP and the US Govt were happy with this. Should use joined up, systems thinking to run their business. Oil as a finite, non-renewable, polluting but very useful and valuable resource should only be used minimally and highly efficiently - all legislation, regulation, control and international agreement should be geared to achieving this.

BBC News - US oil spill: 'Bad management' led to BP disaster

1 comment:

  1. the PDF is worth a read, has the same feel of the chernobyl or space shuttle post mortems: utter failure to estimate risk and the belief that everything will all work out. Halliburton come out quite bad too.

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