Lessons from the BP Oil Disaster

Wei, Norman
August 2010
Pollution Engineering;Aug2010, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p18
Trade Publication
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.


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