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BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill April 20,2010

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Ethical issues surrounding the BP Gulf oil spill

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BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill April 20,2010

  1. 1. Bruce BradyHossein MivehchiBU 650
  2. 2. BP Oil Spill AgendaNature ofEventConsequences Health issue Environmental Issue Social Issue Economic Issue Legal & Political IssueEthical IssuesConclusionQ&A 2
  3. 3. BP Oil Spill "I think the environmental impact of this disaster is likely to have been very, very modest." —Tony Hayward, CEO BP Oil. interview with SkyApril 20, 2010 News television, May 18, 2010A wellhead on the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform blew out in the Gulf of MexicoAbout 4.9 million barrels (780,000 m3) of petroleum released 3
  4. 4. BP Oil SpillConsequences 4
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  7. 7. BP Oil SpillFrom April to June 21, 143 oil spill exposure cases were reported to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) 7
  8. 8. BP Oil SpillBy November20106,104 birds 8
  9. 9. BP Oil Spill609 SeaTurtles 9
  10. 10. BP Oil Spill100 Dolphins 10
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  12. 12. BP Oil SpillTourism has stopped The projected loss to Gulf tourism was estimated at more than $22 billion. http://www.oceansnorth.org/bp-oil-spill- anniversary 12
  13. 13. BP Oil Spill By May 26 of 2010, over 130 lawsuits relating to the spill had been filed against BP and some other companies: Transocean, Cameron International Corporation, and Halliburton Energy Services New legislation dealing with preventativeFrom Apriland cleanup improvements security to June 21, 143 oil spill exposure cases were reported to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) 13
  14. 14. BP Oil SpillFrom April to June 21, 143 oil spill exposure cases were reported to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) 14
  15. 15. BP Oil SpillIn case youre wondering whosresponsible, I take responsibility. It ismy job to make sure that everything isdone to shut this down.If laws were broken, leading to deathand destruction, my solemn pledge is,we will bring those responsible to From April to June 21, 143justice oil spill exposure cases were reported to the Louisiana-- President Obama Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) 15
  16. 16. BP Oil Spill“I think it is a tragedy in the first proportion that aprivate corporation can be subjected to what I wouldcharacterize as a shakedown -- in this case a $20billion shakedown ... I apologize. I do not want to live ina county where anytime a citizen or a corporation doessomething that is legitimately wrong, [it is] subject tosome sort of political pressure again." —Rep. JoeBarton (R-Tex.) 16
  17. 17. BP Oil Spill It is Halliburtons’ TransoceanNot our messed up. fault. fault. Larry Curly and MoeFrom April to June 21, 143 oil spill exposure cases were reported to the Louisiana Probert - Pres. Halliburton McKay –American of Health and Hospitals Department Newman - Pres. Transocean (DHH) Pres. BP 17
  18. 18. BP Oil Spill"What better way to head off moreoil drilling, nuclear plants, than byblowing up a rig? Im just notingthe timing, here." —RushLimbaugh, suggesting that"environmentalist whackos" blewup the oil well 18
  19. 19. BP Oil Spill3858 oil or naturalgas platform forms 19
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  21. 21. BP Oil Spill Theres no one who wants this over more than I do. I would likemy life back." —BP CEOTony Hayward, May 31, 2010 21
  22. 22. BP Oil SpillNot these people 22
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  25. 25. BP Oil Spill "Yeah, of course I am." Tony are yousleeping at night 25
  26. 26. BP Oil Spill“There aren’t anyplums."BP CEO TonyHayward, May 31, 2010 26
  27. 27. BP Oil Spill “What the hell did we do to deserve this?“ Tony Hayward …The New York Times, April 29,2010•760 safety violationsin the past 3 years.•Oh… largest oil spillin US history. 27
  28. 28. BP Oil SpillTheres a goodquestion today if you The oil is here. It is onare standing on the our shores and in ourgulf, and that is: Where marsh. -- Louisiana Gov.is the oil? ... Its not on - Bobby Jindal after- except for little of touring southernchunks of it, youre not Plaquemines Parish Mayeven seeing it on the 19th .shore yet. -- Fox Newspolitical analyst BritHume May 16th. 28
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  32. 32. Bruce BradyHossein MivehchiBU 650

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