Do you know why they did? To save litigation costs. They have passed laws that are way to over bearing but the problem is, is that Obama will only use those laws against people he wants to make an example of.<quoted text>
Hmm, Halliburton has agreed to pay the maximum fine. Strange. Now they are moving to Dubai. Hmmm
Oh, Halliburton HAS moved to Dubai. In fact it was over SIX years ago. And the reason has several points.
1) Most of their customers are not in the U.S.
2) They escape most of America's taxes.
3) The Democrats in Congress can no longer frog march them in for hearings!
Oh, did you see the latest BP TV commercial? It contains a few seconds on their new seafloor containment devices (blow-out preventors.
As you may recall the BP Gulf disaster a few years ago would not have happened IF the blow-out preventor had not failed. And the gas well plate form fire was also caused by a faulty blow-out preventor.
Drilling rig in Gulf of Mexico no longer on fire; no oil spotted in water
A drilling rig that caught fire after a natural gas blowout in the Gulf of Mexico appears stable now that the fire is out, and there was no sign of any oil sheen on a fly-over Thursday morning, a rig company executive said.
"The well essentially snuffed itself out," said Jim Noe, a vice president with the rig owner Hercules Offshore Inc., speaking in a telephone interview.