Daily Archives: June 4, 2010

Ed Crooks

Carl-Henric Svanberg and Tony Hayward, BP’s chairman and chief executive, have been speaking, and the message is pretty clear: the dividend should be OK, but they are making no promises. Read more

Sheila McNulty

There is an unwritten rule in the oil industry that companies do not criticise one another. And for more than a month, as BP’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has grown, the majors have stuck to that rule despite warnings from industry analysts. But was this really the right approach?  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

A video showing the Gulf oil reaching several eastern states has sparked alarm, despite its disclaimer.  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

BP is now working on containing the leaking oil from its Montara well up to the surface. But how much oil is likely to be caught?  Read more

Kate Mackenzie

- Lessons left unlearnt from a 2003 GoM near-spill

- The biggest culprits are the things we need most: food and energy

- Oil, the loop current, and the Atlantic

- Why I started @BPGlobalPR

- Electric cars with a range of 100 miles. So…? [And more] Read more

Kate Mackenzie

- Container cap placed; success unclear – DHCR

- BP moves to calm investors as shares fall – FT

- Big oil groups break ranks with BP – FT

- Police probe as carbon deal hit by bribe accusation – FT

- Further setback in bid to contain leak – FT

- Obama cancels Asia trip as concerns on spill mount – NY Times

- Oil expected to hit Florida on Friday – Houston Chronicle [And more] Read more