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BP On Oil Spill: Leak Impact Will Be 'Very, Very Modest'

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

LONDON (AFP) -- British energy group BP said Tuesday the Gulf of Mexico leak will have only a "very modest" environmental impact, adding that its engi...

BP CEO: Gulf Oil Spill 'Relatively Tiny'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Don't worry about that pesky oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, BP CEO Tony Hayward says: It's "relatively tiny" compared to the "very big ocean." Ha...

Note to Mel Gibson : Have I Got a Role for You!

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

I don't think you'll be doing a sequel to What Women Want any time soon, since apparently you think what they want is to be called 'whore' 800 times and then get a bat to the side of the head.

WATCH: 'ScamWow!' The New BP Parody Ad

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Mocking the scam that is the BP cleanup, Greenpeace today released the 'ScamWow!' infomercial targeting BP and other oil companies who need a quick so...

Haiti Rebuild: How BP Can Drill Back Respect and Save Lives

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Cameron Sinclair

In the information age the oil spill has drowned Haiti out of the news cycle. It is time for BP to make amends and win back the respect of the global community. They can do it with an eight-word press release: "BP will build every water well in Haiti."

BP: Cap on Gushing Well Removed, Oil Flows Freely

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Robotic submarines working a mile underwater removed a leaking cap from the gushing Gulf oil well Saturday, starting a painful tra...

What BP Can Learn From LeBron

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

1. Don't over-communicate. Just because people want to know what you're up to doesn't mean you have to satisfy them. Keep them guessing. They won't go away in the meantime.

Tony Hayward Heads To Mideast Amid Speculation BP Needs Cash

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — BP's embattled CEO flew to Abu Dhabi and met with the wealthy emirate's influential crown prince amid speculation ...

The Flow from Michael Steele Never Stops

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

As the residue of Steele's remarks starts washing up on beaches nationwide, some top Republicans have suggested hemming Steele in from now until Election Day with miles of sound-absorbent boom.

An Open Letter to Al Gore

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Meredith C. Carroll

It'd just be heartwarming to see you use all of this negative attention to your advantage, unless you feel like this Charlie Brown thing is working for you. Give me a call when you're ready to plot and scheme.

BP CEO "Predicts ‘Illegitimate' Lawsuits Because ‘This Is America'

Climate Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BP is financially responsible for the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, so it is desperately trying the limit the financial and legal fall out....

Gulf Oil Leak: BP CEO Tony Hayward Says The Leak Will Be Stopped Someday

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico will be stopped, BP's chief executive said in an interview broadcast Thursday, although he was unabl...

BP Oil Spill Relief Well Scenarios: What Happens If It Doesn't Stop Gusher?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) -- As engineers bore deeper into the seafloor toward the source of the oil still spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, BP PLC is growing more ...

Tony Hayward, BP CEO, Enters The Spotlight Due To Gulf Oil Spill

AP | JANE WARDELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


BP Oil Spill Waivers Capped Liability Payments To Coastal Residents At $5,000

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

VENICE, La. -- BP PLC said Monday that it will pay for all the cleanup costs from a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that could continue spewin...

$600 Million for BP Courtesy of the U.S. Taxpayer

Ken Cook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ken Cook

Congress is currently debating an energy bill that would extend VEETC so that BP and others, including our friends in the ethanol industry, can continue to be propped up with taxpayer dollars.

Environmental Activist Faces Jail Time for Hanging Banners

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

Tony Hayward will likely face civil penalties but no criminal prosecution. By way of contrast, Ted Glick will be sentenced for having hung two banners inside the Senate Office Building.

BP's Smoking Gun and the Manipulation of Oil Prices

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

BP is clearly in the game to maximize profits, and the higher they can push prices through their trading on exchanges, the better for BP's bottom line. How many other producers worldwide are playing the same game?

BP and the Blame Game

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Hayward may have been brought in by shareholders who wanted to maximize profits, but we consumers are the ones asking for cheap plentiful gas at the pump.

Rumors Fly That BP CEO Resignation Is Coming

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MOSCOW -- Russia's state RIA Novosti news agency is quoting a senior Russian Cabinet official as saying that BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward is expect...

A Golden Parachute For Tony Hayward? Doubtful, Compensation Experts Say

CNN Money | Ben Rooney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK ( -- If embattled BP chief executive Tony Hayward leaves the company, he is not likely to walk with a massive windfall, compensa...

Dumbing Down: Mediocrity, the Business Mob, and Karl Rove

Dan Agin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Agin

Those who gravitate to management positions -- such as the people who appear before hearings to explain oil spills -- are not the brightest, but usually the middle third in university classes, the "people" persons and power strivers.

Gulf Coast Attorneys File RICO Class Action Lawsuits Against BP

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

By choosing the RICO approach, the Gulf Coast attorneys hope to provide an avenue for all Americans impacted by the disaster to stand up to the oil companies and prosecute them in civil court for their unlawful conduct.

Let the N.E.A. Lead Them

Dr. Susan Corso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Dr. Susan Corso

We in the theatre have known for a long, long time that the show must go on. I'd venture to say that there's only one man in Washington who knows this in his bones -- National Endowment for the Arts chair, Rocco Landesman.

The Party of BP, and Proud of It

Terrance Heath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Terrance Heath

What did Joe Barton say that the Republican Study Committee didn't say? That Michelle Bachman, Rush Limbaugh, and Jane Nortondidn't say?