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Crisis Management 101: Taking Responsibility for Your Mistakes

David Helfenbein | Posted 01.13.2015 | Politics
David Helfenbein

Now, with two years left in his own administration, and faced with a party change in the Senate, did President Obama take a page from the crisis management handbook as well?

ChemRisk, BP and Purple Strategies: A Tangled Web of Not-So-Independent Science

Cherri Foytlin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Cherri Foytlin

BP has consistently used their "science" to low-ball the amount of the spill and minimize its impacts on Gulf Coast residents and ecosystems.

Louisiana turns sand berms into barrier islands

Susan Buchanan | Posted 08.02.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the June 3, 2013 edition.) Scientists and engineers questioned the cost and longevity of san...

New Orleans-Based Trial Assesses 2010 Gulf Spill Blame

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.02.2013 | Green
Susan Buchanan

(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the March 4, 2013 edition.) A landmark environmental trial kicked off last week at United Sta...

Crimes Against Nature: BP Pays Small Price for the Deepwater Disaster

OnEarth | Posted 01.19.2013 | Green

By David Gessner, OnEarth "I hear comments that large oil companies are greedy companies, or don't care, but that is not the case in BP. We care about...

Most Embarrassing CEO Quotes Of 2011

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

What with Occupy Wall Street and all, CEOs may be under even more scrutiny than usual this year. So it's fitting that there's been no shortage of nota...

Tony Hayward, Ex-British Petroleum CEO, Set To Return To Oil Industry

Posted 11.06.2011 | Business

LONDON (Tom Bergin) - Tony Hayward, who stepped down as BP (BP.L) boss in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, will imminently seal his retur...

BP's Profit Plummets As Company Struggles To Lift Production

AP | Robert Barr | Posted 09.25.2011 | Business

LONDON (AP) -- BP PLC on Tuesday reported lower than expected earnings for the second quarter as it struggled to lift production in the wake of the Gu...

Ink Spill: Inside the Battle to Shape the News Coverage of Last Year's Oil Gusher

Sean_Smith | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

One year ago on Friday, the runaway oil well in the Gulf of Mexico was capped, ending one of the longest-running and most popular reality news shows in American history. I had a front row seat to that show.

Former BP Chief Tony Hayward Under Fire

AP | HARRY R. WEBER | Posted 08.31.2011 | Green

JACKSON, Miss. — Under questioning from the Justice Department and plaintiffs suing the oil giant he once ran, Tony Hayward fought off accusatio...

Commodity Trader Glencore Aims For High IPO

Posted 06.14.2011 | Business

HONG KONG/LONDON (Elzio Barreto and Clara Ferreira-Marques) - Top commodity trader Glencore aims to raise up to $12.1 billion with a dual listing ...

U.S. Approves First Deepwater Drilling Permit In Gulf Since BP Spill

AP | CHRIS KAHN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — The U.S. has approved the first deepwater drilling permit in the Gulf of Mexico since BP's massive oil spill. The Bureau of Ocean Ener...

What Obama Should Tell the Chamber of Commerce

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Peter Dreier

President Barack Obama will walk across Lafayette Park on Monday to address the United States Chamber of Commerce at its headquarters. What should he tell them?

The Imperfect Storm

Michael Brune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Brune

President Obama's independent commission has painstakingly examined what led to the Gulf disaster. And it's no dry recital of facts. It presents a storm of imperfection.

2010: A Shellacking in Poor Judgment and Bad Behavior

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Lichtman

Our grandparents and great-grandparents lived through a Great Depression with grit and resolve. Unlike many of today's citizenry, who have become a whiny group of rage-a-holics.

Goldman's Massive Bonuses 'Totally Deserved,' Says Satan

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

In a rare press conference, the usually reclusive Prince of Darkness defended Goldman's bonuses today, inviting reporters to meet with him at his apartment in New York's Trump Tower.

Reinvention, Part II

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marian Salzman

This is the seventh in a series of 12 posts expounding on the 2011 forecasts in the annual trends report from Salzman, president of Euro RSCG Worldwid...

Jason Linkins

Tony Hayward, Former BP CEO, Addresses Cambridge Union, Says More Dumb Things | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last night, former BP CEO Tony Hayward addressed the students of Cambridge University at the Cambridge Union Society, about that whole "destroying the...

Jason Linkins

Hayward: BP Was Unprepared For 'Media Scrutiny' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former BP CEO Tony Hayward should really think about heeding advice to "really just stop talking." But talk he has, and so we've all learned a whole bunch of new things about the guy who's really, really sorry about that whole catastrophic oil gusher thingy. For instance, we now know that if he had to do it all over again, he would have totally gone yachting, and, like all yachtsmen, he only took to the high seas as a means of tamping down all of the anger he was feeling.

Ousted CEO Admits BP Unprepared For Gulf Oil Spill: 'We Were Making It Up Day To Day'

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON — Former BP PLC chief Tony Hayward has acknowledged that the company was unprepared for the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the m...

Who was the Dirtiest Polluter This Year? I'd say BP

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

As you may have heard by now, Repower America is currently accepting votes for our 2010 Snake Oil Awards. The idea is to identify the dirtiest opponen...

Rand Paul on BP & Head Stomper: Accidents Happen

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Katie Halper

It is so touching to see Rand Paul put his neck out for the little guy against the man, Obama, who is so unAmerican he guilt trips BP, as if BP didn't already feel bad enough!

Is Russia Riding to BP's Rescue?

Stephen Blank | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Blank

Driving BP into a corner is neither sound business nor sound foreign policy.

10 New Careers Tony Hayward Would Be Great At | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Now that Tony Hayward is stepping down as the CEO of BP, he'll have to find some new way to spend his time and his $17 million pension. Here are 10 ne...

Ousted BP CEO Tony Hayward: I Was 'Demonized' In The U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BP CEO Tony Hayward, who announced yesterday that he will step down from his post in October, made some potentially damaging comments to the British p...