Svanberg

Masa Serdarevic

If you’re looking for yet more examples of BP’s slowness to grasp the sheer scale of the Deepwater Horizon disaster look no further than its chairman’s stock dealings following the explosion. A full week after the accident, Carl-Henric Svanberg bought about 175,000 BP shares, according to reports in the Swedish press on Thursday. Presumably to take advantage of their fall – to £6.19 from £6.55 on April 20, the day of the explosion. Read more