Jun 20

A comeback for Tony Hayward, seriously?

Beyond Stupid: BP CEO Tony Hayward:

“The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume.”

Related info:

Who runs the show here?

Former Governor Jesse Ventura on The View: ‘The Federal Reserve Runs The Country’, ‘I Call Homeland Security The GESTAPO’, ‘Last Year Alone The Government Classified 16 Million Documents Top Secret’

And the Federal Reserve is run by private banksters (controlled by the Rothschild’s) and is no more Federal than Federal Express.

30 Facts – The Rothschild Bankers Planned The Gulf Disaster

– Former governor Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: ‘Gulf Coast Oil Spill’

Tony Hayward Teams With Nat Rothschild For Post-BP Comeback (Forbes, Jun. 17 2011):

Redemption. Second chance. Comeback. Whatever you want to call it, we all deserve at least one, and Tony Hayward’s is well under way. Less than a year after leaving BP, Hayward has teamed with banking scion Nat Rothschild to forge a new future.

This week they celebrated the pubic listing of Vallares, a blank-check investment vehicle through which they intend to acquire as much as $10 billion in oil and gas assets. Investors were so keen to extend Hayward a new lease on life that the IPO raised $2.2 billion, far more than the $1 billion initially planned.

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Dec 12


YouTube removed the video. I’ve found a replacement.

YouTube Added: 18.02.2011


Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Worldwide Water Conspiracy

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Police State (And FEMA Concentration Camps)

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Plum Island

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Wall Street

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Jul 24

See also:

And Now: BP Plans Deep-Water Drilling Off Libya

–  Rachel Maddow: The Gulf Of Mexico Déjà Vu (Must See!)

A fire alarm on the BP oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico that exploded triggering an environmental catastrophe had been turned off, the chief electrician on the rig has alleged.

The oil rig Deepwater Horizon catches fire, Port of Venice, Gulf of Mexico Photo: REX

Michael Williams told a US government investigation that the alarm – which could have detected a build-up in natural gas and closed parts of the rig – was disarmed so it would not wake people up at night.

The BP rig exploded in April, killing 11 people and triggering a leak that released tens of thousands of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

Speculation was mounting on Friday that Tony Hayward, BP’s chief excutive, would stand down on Tuesday after facing increasing pressure from the board as a result of the spill.

Sky News reported that the British oil giant – which has seen £46bn wiped from its market value since the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion on April 20 which triggered the spill – may announce its chief executive’s exit as early as Tuesday, when the company is due to publish its interim results.

Mr Williams, who is suing the owners of the rig, claims that he raised his concerns about the alarm and other alleged safety failings with his managers.

“The general alarm was inhibited,” said Mr Williams, who worked for Transocean, the Geneva-based company that owned the rig. He claimed that the system had been disabled because rig managers “did not want people woken up at 3am with false alarms”.

The alarm was designed to automatically shut air vents into engine rooms. During the accident, natural gas is believed to have been sucked into the engines, causing them to speed up and explode.

Mr Williams alleged the system was a “wreck” when he started working on the rig in 2009, with many faulty detectors. He said he tried to repair it, but faced problems with malfunctioning equipment.
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Jun 06

And he is not the only one:

Goldman Sachs Sold 44% Of Its BP Stock 3 Weeks Before Gulf Blowout

The chief executive of BP sold £1.4 million of his shares in the fuel giant weeks before the Gulf of Mexico oil spill caused its value to collapse.

Tony Hayward: ‘This won’t stop deepwater drilling. It will transform it’

Tony Hayward cashed in about a third of his holding in the company one month before a well on the Deepwater Horizon rig burst, causing an environmental disaster.

Mr Hayward, whose pay package is £4 million a year, then paid off the mortgage on his family’s mansion in Kent, which is estimated to be valued at more than £1.2 million.

There is no suggestion that he acted improperly or had prior knowledge that the company was to face the biggest setback in its history.

His decision, however, means he avoided losing more than £423,000 when BP’s share price plunged after the oil spill began six weeks ago. Continue reading »

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Jun 02

And Tony Hayward knows what he is talking about:

Beyond Stupid: BP CEO Tony Hayward:

“The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume.”

And here comes the hurricane season and as if things were not already bad…

Gulf of Mexico Oil Apocalypse Creates Underwater Nightmare

…there are several reasons to believe that things are much worse than we’ve been told:

Matt Simmons on Bloomberg: There Is A Much Larger Leak, Creating A Gigantic Plume; US Military Should Take Over And Use Nuclear Weapons to Seal The Blowout

Using nuclear weapons is a really brilliant idea!

Oh, wait a minute. What will happen if all that METHANE that comes with the oil ‘spill’ explodes?

Obama team ‘incensed at being kept in the dark’ as company denies existence of underwater oil clouds

A used oil boom part is disposed of in Louisiana. (Reuters)

BP has challenged widespread scientific claims that vast plumes of oil are spreading underwater from its blown-out rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The denial comes as the oil giant prepares for a new operation to put an end to the worst oil spill in US history – which could see the leak get worse before it gets better.

The company’s challenge to several scientific studies is likely to put it further at odds with an increasingly angry Obama administration, which has accused it of playing down the size of the leak in an effort to limit possible fines.

BP’s chief executive, Tony Hayward, said it had no evidence of underwater oil clouds. “The oil is on the surface,” he said. “Oil has a specific gravity that’s about half that of water. It wants to get to the surface because of the difference in specific gravity.”

Hayward’s assertion flies in the face of studies by scientists at universities in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi, among other institutions, who say they have detected huge underwater plumes of oil, including one 120 metres (400ft) deep about 50 miles from the destroyed rig.

BP’s claim is likely only to further anger environmentalists and the White House, which has grown increasingly suspicious of the company’s claims to be frank and transparent on developments. The president’s environmental adviser and director of the Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy, Carol Browner, has accused BP of misstating the scale of the leak.

“BP has a vested financial interest in downplaying the size of this,” she said on CBS television. “They will pay penalties at the end of the day, a per-barrel per-day penalty.”

Ed Markey, chairman of the House of Representatives environment committee, has also accused BP of underplaying the scale of the disaster and suggested that it may have a criminal liability.

“The fine that can be imposed upon them is based on how many barrels [pour in to the sea]. It could wind up in billions of dollars of fines,” said Markey. “They had a stake in low-balling the number right from the beginning. They were either lying or they were incompetent.”

SPECIAL REPORT: Civil fine in Gulf spill could be $4,300 a barrel

In the White House, under increasing criticism for not taking charge of the effort to stop the spill, some officials are saying they have been misled by the company or kept in the dark at key moments.

The Politico website reported that the Obama team was incensed that the company failed to inform it for a day and a half after suspending the failed “top kill” operation to plug the spill using rubber tyres and mud. Continue reading »

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May 15



BP (BP) CEO Tony Hayward seriously told UK’s The Guardian (via Mediaite):

“The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume.”

So, so stupid. Continue reading »

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