Posts Tagged ‘tony hayward’

250 Times

06Jul10

Careful not to respond too rashly, the Obama administration is now experimenting with a super-skimmer known as “A Whale” to see if it can be helpful in sucking oil out of the gulf. Environmental bureaucrats are testing to see if they’re comfortable with the quality of the water the ship spits back into the ocean. […]


Fein Job

05Jul10

Ken Feinberg has been given the job of dolling out payments to those impacted by the Gulf Oil spill from the $20 billion account being set up by BP. For some reason, Feinberg understands the challenges better than the president does. FEINBERG: I’ve taken on this job. I’ve been down in the gulf numerous times. […]


Why Rush?

29Jun10

What’s the hurry? The United States is accepting help from 12 countries and international organizations in dealing with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The State Department said in a statement Tuesday that the U.S. is working out the particulars of the help that’s been accepted. The identities of all 12 countries […]


What’s worse – Tony Hayward and his sailing or the president and his Lip Service Leadership? With the oil spill far from under control, the sailing photos have sparked outrage — including from within the Obama White House. Meanwhile, President Obama played golf yesterday, prompting some Republicans to question the president’s own leisure time. BP […]


How does the Obama mythology sustain now that liberals have turned on the president? Obama clearly wishes to do good and means well. But he is one of those people who believe that the world was born with the word and exists by means of persuasion, such that there is no person or country that […]


Hey Dude

17Jun10

Taking the long view.


Small People

17Jun10

BP cares about the small people. BP Chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg told reporters in Washington: “I hear comments sometimes that large oil companies are greedy companies or don’t care, but that is not the case with BP. We care about the small people.” An unfortunate choice of words, no? Not his fault, but bad PR is […]