The Commercial Diver Network
A long, dark shadow dimmed the bright hopes of the North Sea oil and gas industry after the June 1988 the Piper Alpha tragedy that killed 167. So two short months later, news of the Ocean Odyssey blowout reopened emotional wounds and increased the trepidation about the North Sea industry among the local…Continue
Added by Peter J Pilkington on May 22, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments
Interesting interview linking BP, the CIA, and the rise of modern terrorism in the Middle East. 60 years ago BP was called the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.
Excerpted from an interview with Stephen Kinzer, author of All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror.
STEPHEN KINZER: Well, I’ll tell you an interesting story to start off. I was recently on a panel in the National Cathedral in Washington, and one of the…Continue
Added by Dive Diva on May 12, 2010 at 4:08pm — No Comments
Added by Dive Diva on May 10, 2010 at 2:10pm — No Comments
NEW ORLEANS - Nearly 50 miles offshore at the big oil rig floating on a glassy-calm sea, a helicopter landed early on the morning of April 20, carrying four executives from BP, the…Continue
Added by Dive Diva on May 8, 2010 at 11:22am — No Comments