April 22 BP.com BP estimates that oil is leaking at rate of 1,000 barrels per day.Scientists later announce that an average of 53,000 barrels per day leaked into the ocean daily from April 22nd to July 15th.
May 18 - BP Launches YouTube,Twitterhttp://www.youtube.com/BPplc
The Tony Hayward Problem• May 29th – Tony Hayward :“Id Like my Life Back” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MTdKa9eWNFw• June 3rd: A Message from Tony Hayward (BP Ofﬁcial): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KKcrDaiGE2s• June 3rd: A Message from Tony Hayward (parody): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIML5LVmpMA• June 9: BP Spills Coffee (UCB Theatre). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AAa0gd7ClM
Early June Adsense is BP’s Only Defense source•
Fallout continuesJune 15th – Greenpeace’s Redesign BPs Logo User Generated Content Flickr Contest http://www.ﬂickr.com/photos/greenpeaceuk/sets/72157623796911855/June 17th Congressional Hearings: “Shame on You” - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLtNNLkmSwwJune 25th BP slammed for continued and overt spin - http://www.hufﬁngtonpost.com/2010/06/24/bp-sends-pr-professionals_n_624686.htmlColbert June 30th: http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/314082/june-29-2010/lube-job
September 8, 2010BP Releases Report on Causes of Gulf of Mexico TragedyNo single factor caused the Macondo well tragedy.Rather, a sequence of failures involving a number of different parties led to theexplosion and ﬁre which killed 11 people and caused widespread pollution in theGulf of Mexico earlier this year. October 27, 2010 - “South Park” http://www.southparkstudios.com/clips/360436/were-sorry