Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: far and away
Ferrari Life Posts: 6,193
The rig isn't the problem, so we can let that go.
It was apparently BP's implementation of the known methods to drill which they seem to have skirted around. That cost lives, jobs, a rig, and now continues for decades. All they seem to have needed to do was follow the rules, regs, maintenance and methods and proven deep drilling would have been where most of us put it: out of sight, out of mind.
now, it is a worldly dialogue....never to be off the table.
BP, who I used to like [I use their Solar panels = best in silicon in the market for commoners], has become a huge issue in my mind. They were sighted as the most troublesome in terms of violations, like 100 times the next on the list: over 700 violations. They just paid their penalties of 50Mill or whatever [ONE day's net to the bank] and nailed us.
Guess who will pay for this? Us. They will pass the cost to the consumer and we'll eat it up.
Even a 2-4 billion cleanup won't damage last year's NET profit of 50+BILLION..ya' AFTER tax/net.
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