Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Mind the Reputation Gap

Gavin Megaw | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK
Gavin Megaw

Warren Buffett isn't often wrong. Yet he was when he said: 'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.' Most reputations are severely damaged because an organisation has failed over many years to operationally live up to the high expectations set by their PR and marketing activity.

Can You Make Art Without Oil?

Zion Lights | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK Entertainment
Zion Lights

Oil companies aren't known for their ethics. Last month an ExxonMobil pipeline spill in Mayflower, Arkansas, wreaked havoc in the small town, destroying people's houses, gardens and local wildlife. It doesn't fill you with confidence that the oil industry's investment in a fragile area of British culture can be trusted.

Transocean Admits Guilt Over Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Disaster

Charlie Thomas | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Transocean, the company which leased the Deepwater Horizon rig to oil giant BP, has been fined $1.4 billion (£860 million) after admitting its role i...

BP In £4.9 Billion Settlement Deal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2012 | UK

BP is to outlay £4.9 billion on thousands of people hit by by the oil giant's Gulf of Mexico disaster. The company said it expected the money - 7....

BP - Up to Their Necks in More Deep Water?

Jake Hanrahan | Posted 21.11.2011 | UK Politics
Jake Hanrahan

After an estimated 4 million barrels of oil oozed out into the ocean due to an oil rig explosion, BP's leaking "Deepwater Horizon" site was finally stemmed after 87 days of pollution in 2010