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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

BP Trial Shows 'Culture of Greed' Led to Deepwater's 'Well from Hell'

BP Trial Shows 'Culture of Greed' Led to Deepwater's 'Well from Hell'

BP failed to implement a safety plan on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig despite obvious risks of a blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, the first witness in BP's civil trial for the 2010 disaster testified on Tuesday.
"There is ample evidence of intense pressure within the system to save time and money," said witness Bob Bea, a former BP consultant and co-founder of the Center for Catastrophic Risk Management at UC Berkeley.
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