BP

February 22, 2013

Deepwater Horizon trial, Kerry-Lavrov meeting, and Papal resignation frame busy week in global affairs

By Jasper Wenban-Smith, international editor of ForesightNews. A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday 25 February Voting in Italy‚Äôs general election, which began on Sunday, will conclude on Monday. Suggestions that former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may be staging a last-minute surge have rattled financial markets recently, […]


July 13, 2010 7:00 PM

The Politics of Oil

The Gulf of Mexico spill has put the spotlight on the oil industry and its practices to an unprecedented degree.
Join us at the Frontline Club where we will be discussing BP and the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion that has resulted in an estimated 5,000 barrels of oil a day spilling into the sea: what are the implications not only for BP’s future but also for the oil industry?


July 1, 2010

What does the BP Gulf disaster tell us about the oil industry?

By Anna Chapman The BP Deepwater Horizon disaster may well be the worst US environmental disaster on record, but how does it fit into a global context? John Vidal, environment editor of The Guardian, and one of the panellists for our Politics of Oil debate on July 13, has argued that the Nigerian experience has […]