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What about the people
of the Mexican Gulf?
A slideshow on how the BP oil crisis affected the local communities.
According to Ulmer. et al. there are two types of crisis: Uintentational crisis & intentional crisis. The BP oil
spill cri...
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School
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Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School

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A group presentation on Crisis Communication and Social media use during the BP oil spill in 2010, seen from the local stakeholders perspective.

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Mid-term assignment, Crisis Communication and Social Media, Copenhagen Business School

  1. 1. What about the people of the Mexican Gulf? A slideshow on how the BP oil crisis affected the local communities.
  2. 2. According to Ulmer. et al. there are two types of crisis: Uintentational crisis & intentional crisis. The BP oil spill crisis is an unintentional crisis, because it was caused by unforeseeable Technical Interactions. This crisis was an continous crisis and lead to natural disasters and downturns in the economy Impacted stakeholders: Primary Local communities (citizens), local seafood industry, tourist industry Secondarily States around the Mexican Gulf: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Mexico, Local Seafood Industry: The fishermen from the Gulf of Mexico are highly affected: “I may just have to retire. Since the BP oil spill, we haven‟t had anything to fish because all of the reefs are dead. In all of my years I‟ve never seen the waters this dead like I have in the last two years,” Mr. Barthelemy, 66 Tourist industry: Even from the far, the tourism were impacted: „our area was impacted… more than you‟d expect given the distance we were from the oil.‟ Local hoteliers droped 15 to 20% in revenue in the first months after the explosion Situation Analysis Local Seafood Industry - Tourist Industry – A number of states

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