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    Bp Oil Crisis

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    Additionally, to date, the incident is the largest oil spill disaster in US history and resulted in astronomical environmental fines and a damaged reputation. From the onset, BP was unwilling to phantom that an oil spill would happen, and if it did the company thought that it was prepared to deal with it. However, after the oil spill it was apparent that the company lacked an effective disaster strategy. Thus, communications and bad management led to the BP oil spill, three were three companies at the heart of this disaster, BP, Transocean, and Halliburton. Transocean owned the oil rig, but it was leased by BP, and Halliburton was the cement contractor. Apparently, inadequate cementing at the base of the well allowed gas to rise and that resulted in the explosion. Thus, BP was under an extreme amount of pressure to get the well completed, therefore, corners were cut to facilitate this. Unfortunately, the short-cuts that the company took resulted in the loss of 11 lives, and over a billion dollars in damage to the Gulf ecosystem (Griggs, 2011). However, the worst was yet to come, instead of these three companies admitting to what went wrong, they first decided to…

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    Bp Oil Spill Case

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    1. Identify an argument put forth in the case about the BP oil spill. Describe that argument clearly and base your description on evidence from the case. One argument talked about in the case was the need for circulating mud and the use of a cement bond log. In order to prevent blowouts, you are supposed to circulate mud through the entire drilling rig to see if any gas is coming up with it, then once separated out, if present, you are to put all the mud back down through the well. It was…

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    British Petroleum (BP) experienced a catastrophic explosion, resulting in 11 casualties, 15 serious injuries, and an uncontrolled discharge of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the next 3 months. Countless number of livelihoods that relied on the gulf’s ecosystem was indelibly marred by the environmental disaster, costing billions in damages that are still being accounted more than 2 years later. During the crisis, many differing accounts of leadership emerged – US Gov’t, BP Execs, and the…

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    BP Oil Spill When presented with this project during class, my group and I knew it would be a challenge, but knew with the right topic we could easily overcome the challenge. We thought long and hard about what topic we wanted to research. It had to be something that was interesting, impactful and well known. We thought of controversial topics, headliner news stories, and topics with familiarity. In the end, we chose to use British Petroleum’s (BP) Oil Spill in the Gulf Coast during 2010. The…

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    The BP oil spill that occurred in the Gulf of Mexico released 3.19 million barrels of oil creating both environmental and economic damage to surrounding areas. The effects of the oil spill mainly impacted Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, and Florida. The stakeholders affected by the oil spill were the environment, wildlife, fisherman, the oil industry and tourist-driven businesses and communities. Directly following the spill, BP set up The Gulf Coast Claims Facility (GCCF) which was…

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    took over for BP's highly-respected former CEO Lord Browne. The new CEO of BP may be able to use his own leadership or management style to change the culture of the organization and also try to help the business to grow and improve better. However, the extent to which the effectiveness of his way of leading the business and how quickly it can be for change to eh business culture are depends upon different…

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    made public on every news outlet of the time, the PR machine at one of the largest fossil fuel companies went to work. With spin and confuse tactics, paying off “everyday folks” to say they stood by British Petroleum and appreciated so much that they were there to help. The year was 2010, an oil rig drilling roughly 45 miles off the coast of Louisiana exploded causing a disaster on levels not previously seen in history. The facts of this instance are summed up in an article from the Smithsonian…

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    Petronas Case Study Essay

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    PETRONAS 1.1 Introduction Petroliam Nasional Berhad or known as PETRONAS was established in 1974. PETRONAS is Malaysia’s fully integrated oil and gas multinational ranked among the largest corporations on FORTUNE Global 500®. PETRONAS is Malaysia’s national oil and gas where they do their research about oil and gas and they explore them to fulfill Malaysia’s society needed. This company has presence in more than 30 countries all around the world. As the demand growing, PETRONAS was inspired…

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    British Petroleum, also known as BP. The results from the accident were devastating as approximately seventeen workers were injured and eleven died . The explosion caused oil pipes to burst and spill thousands of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and the incident has since turned into one of the worst environmental disasters in the history of the United States. The spill caused considerable damage to marine and wildlife habitats and the Gulf’s fishing and tourism industries. The White House…

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    In 2010, an oil rig by the name of Deepwater Horizon, located 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana experienced a malfunction and exploded. BP hired Transocean, who owned and operated the rig, to cement the bottom of the well and put a cap on it. The crew, led by Jim “Mr. Jimmy” Harrell, suffered 11 deaths. The well pumped 5 million barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, creating an environmental catastrophe unlike anything North America had seen in decades. The 2016 film, Deepwater Horizon, tells…

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