Energy and Climate Change Select Committee

Sylvia Pfeifer

Prepare for a media scrum next Wednesday. Tony Hayward, BP’s outgoing chief executive, will be grilled by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee next week as part of its inquiry into the risks of deepwater drilling in the UK following the company’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. It will be Mr Hayward’s first appearance in public for several weeks and will no doubt be watched closely not just by the rest of the oil industry but also by lawmakers in the US. Read more