TITLE

DEATH ON U.S. SHORES

AUTHOR(S)
Gross, Daniel
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);6/28/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 155/156 Issue 26/1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of criticism which the British based petroleum company BP PLC is receiving from U.S. consumers and lawmakers in 2010 as a result of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico caused by an explosion on one of its oil rigs. The impact that being a foreign firm doing business in the U.S. and statements from the firm's chief executive officer, Tony Hayward, and chairman, Carl-Henric Svanberg, have had on the amount of criticism the firm has received, is discussed.
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53732185

 

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