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O much oil ended up in the Gulf of Mexico BusinessWeek Steffy's investigations reveal a corporate culture of cost cutting initiatives that put profits ahead of workers' lives and the environment with repeated safety violations and an abysmal accident history Steffy details how in the context of BP's record the disaster was just part of a pattern of poor decision making in the relentless pursuit by BP to become the largest and most profitable oil company in the world Booklist About the BookAs night settled on April 20 2010 a series of explosions rocked Deepwater Horizon the immense semisubmersible drilling platform leased by British Petroleum located 40 miles off the Louisiana coast The ensuing inferno claimed 11 lives and it would rage uncontained for two days until its wreckage sank to a final resting place nearly a mile beneath the waves On the ocean floor the unit's wellhead erupted Over the next ten weeks as repeated attempts to cap the geyser failed an estimated 200 million gallons of oil the equivalent of 20 Exxon Valdez spills spewed into the Gulf of Mexico eventually lapping up on beaches as far away as Florida Drowning in Oil by award winning Houston Chronicle business reporter and columnist Loren Steffy considered by many to be the writer with the best access to the story is an unprecedented and gripping narrative of this catastrophe and how BP's winner take all business culture made it all but inevitableThrough never before published interviews with BP executives and employees environmental experts and oil industry insiders Steffy takes us behind the scenes of 100 years of BP corporate history Beginning with the conglomerate's early gambits in the Middle East to its recent ascent among energ.

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[Reading] ➷ Drowning in Oil Author Loren C. Steffy – Ar1web.co The definitive account of how BP's win at all costs culture led to this era's greatest industrial catastrophe A carefully and powerfully written story Financial Times When an author uses a loaded wordThe definitive account of how BP's win at all costs culture led to this era's greatest industrial catastrophe A carefully and powerfully written story Financial Times When an author uses a loaded word like 'reckless' in a book's title the burden of proof is high Steffy meets the burden by demonstrating that corporate behemoth BP formerly British Petroleum could have prevented the 11 deaths on April 20 2010 aboard the Deepwater Horizon The deaths and the gigantic oil spill following the sinking of Deepwater Horizon will surely become a landmark of corporate ineptness and greed for the remainder of human history thanks in part to Steffy's remarkable account San Antonio Express News Steffy has produced a fascinating gripping revealing account The book details events aboard the Deepwater Horizon in April of 2010 to start but it digs deeper into what is revealed as a culture of cost cutting boiling over within BP Steffy documents years of incidents and poor management decisions detailing the rise of key characters like John Browne and Tony Hayward alongside riveting outlines of horrifying events in Texas City and at other BP locations The book reads like fiction at times with the author's heavily detailed accounts of explosions and conversations creating vivid nearly fantastical images The tragic history of BP is all too real though as the lost lives and environmental damage certainly attest to Steffy is a thorough straightforward author His concerns largely lie with the loss of life and the general culture of cost cutting of BP painting an apt and terrifying picture of rampant steady costly neglect Seattle Post Intelligencer Steffy provides valuable insight and crucial corporate context in explaining how s.

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Drowning in Oil Kindle ✓ Drowning in eBook ↠ Loren Steffy is the author of George P Mitchell Fracking Sustainability and an Unorthodox Quest to Save the Planet to be published in October 2019 The Man Who Thought Like a Ship and Drowning in Oil BP and the Reckless Pursuit of Profit He is a writer at large for Texas Monthly an executive producer for Rational Middle Media and a former business columnist for the Houston Chronicle Befo

drowning ebok Drowning in mobile Drowning in Oil eBookO much oil ended up in the Gulf of Mexico BusinessWeek Steffy's investigations reveal a corporate culture of cost cutting initiatives that put profits ahead of workers' lives and the environment with repeated safety violations and an abysmal accident history Steffy details how in the context of BP's record the disaster was just part of a pattern of poor decision making in the relentless pursuit by BP to become the largest and most profitable oil company in the world Booklist About the BookAs night settled on April 20 2010 a series of explosions rocked Deepwater Horizon the immense semisubmersible drilling platform leased by British Petroleum located 40 miles off the Louisiana coast The ensuing inferno claimed 11 lives and it would rage uncontained for two days until its wreckage sank to a final resting place nearly a mile beneath the waves On the ocean floor the unit's wellhead erupted Over the next ten weeks as repeated attempts to cap the geyser failed an estimated 200 million gallons of oil the equivalent of 20 Exxon Valdez spills spewed into the Gulf of Mexico eventually lapping up on beaches as far away as Florida Drowning in Oil by award winning Houston Chronicle business reporter and columnist Loren Steffy considered by many to be the writer with the best access to the story is an unprecedented and gripping narrative of this catastrophe and how BP's winner take all business culture made it all but inevitableThrough never before published interviews with BP executives and employees environmental experts and oil industry insiders Steffy takes us behind the scenes of 100 years of BP corporate history Beginning with the conglomerate's early gambits in the Middle East to its recent ascent among energ.

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