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review Drowning in Oil Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB free download Drowning in Oil O much oil ended up in the Gulf of Mexico BusinessWeek Steffy's investigations reveal a corporate culture of cost cutting initiatives that put profits ahead of workers' lives and the environment with repeated safety violations and an abysmal accident history Steffy details how in the context of BP's record the disaster was just part of a pattern of poor decision making in the relentless pursuit by BP to become the largest and most profitable oil company in the world Booklist About the BookAs night settled on April 20 2010 a series of explosions rocked Deepwater Horizon the immense semisubmersible drilling platform leased by British Petroleum located 40 miles off the Louisiana coast The ensuing inferno claimed 11 lives and it would rage uncontained for two days until its wreckage sank to a final resting place nearly a mile beneath the waves On the ocean floor the unit's wellhead erupted Over the next ten weeks as repeated attempts to cap the geyser failed an estimated 200 million gallons of oil the euivalent of 20 Exxon Valdez spills spewed into the Gulf of Mexico eventually lapping up on beaches as far away as Florida Drowning in Oil by award winning Houston Chronicle business reporter and columnist Loren Steffy considered by many to be the writer with the best access to the story is an unprecedented and gripping narrative of this catastrophe and how BP's winner take all business culture made it all but inevitableThrough never before published interviews with BP executives and employees environmental experts and oil industry insiders Steffy takes us behind the scenes of 100 years of BP corporate history Beginning with the conglomerate's early gambits in the Middle East to its recent ascent among energy. History of BP and the acuisition of Standard Oil Includes the accidents by the company and the names of the lives lost


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    Drowning in Oil E–book/E–pub The book I read was Drowning in Oil by Loren C Steffy This is a nonfiction book that not only details the Deepwater Horizon accident known as the Gulf Oil Spill but also the events leading up to it It goes over the very beginning of the company and details previous accidents that were BP’s fault such as the Texas City Refinery explosion in 2005 However its main focus is on the Deepwater Horizon and the causes

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  • Hardcover
  • 285
  • Drowning in Oil
  • Loren C. Steffy
  • English
  • 12 January 2020
  • 9780071760812