ConocoPhillips

Sheila McNulty

The big question for months has been what would happen if there was a significant spill in the deepwaters outside of the Gulf of Mexico. Following BP’s Macondo disaster, the industry worked together to build two spill response systems for this area. But nobody said what would happen if a deepwater disaster unfolded in the waters offshore Ghana or Brazil.

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Sheila McNulty

ConocoPhillips’ shrink-to-grow strategy is doing more than benefitting the company and its shareholders. It turns out the architect of the programme, Jim Mulva, Conoco’s chief executive, got a 25 per cent increase in total compensation to $17.9m in 2010.

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Sheila McNulty

Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co Securities puts out a chatty research report every day, and it is worth reading. Case in point came yesterday when I came down to the header Industry response to Macondo.  Read more