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
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