TITLE

Lessons from the BP Oil Disaster

AUTHOR(S)
Wei, Norman
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
Pollution Engineering;Aug2010, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers the author's insights on the lessons reflected in the oil spill from the offshore drilling rig of BP PLC which began on April 20, 2010. The author says that the BP's emergency plan named BP Gulf of Mexico Regional Oil Spill Response Plan had no specific plans that respond to accidents of this scope. He mentions that poor planning often led to poor results. He adds that the development of new manufacturing processes necessitates money to deal with the accompanied pollution.
ACCESSION #
53172679

 

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