A look at Tony Hayward's tenure with BP

A look at Tony Hayward's tenure with BP

There are 3 comments on the Victoria Advocate story from Jul 26, 2010, titled A look at Tony Hayward's tenure with BP. In it, Victoria Advocate reports that:

Originally published July 25, 2010 at 6:04 p.m., updated July 25, 2010 at 7:57 p.m. Here's a look at Tony Hayward's tenure with BP: 1982: Hayward joins the company as a rig geologist in the North Sea.

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Mr Voter

Glenwood, IL

#1 Jul 26, 2010
tar and feather this lout.....then light his hair on fire, then find his family, they are all involed in witchcraft, burn them at the stake!!!
rider

Marquette, MI

#2 Jul 29, 2010
Corexit is a product line of solvents primarily used as a dispersant for breaking up oil slicks. It is produced by Nalco Holding Company which is associated with BP . Corexit 9500, four times more toxic than crude oil, is one of the most poisonous dispersants ever developed, and is up to 20 times more toxic than other dispersants, and only half as effective.

When Corexit 9500, with its 2.61 ppm toxicity level, is combined with the warm waters of the Gulf much of it will transition into a gaseous state that will be absorbed into clouds, to be released as toxic rain upon all of the Eastern United States
rider

Marquette, MI

#3 Jul 29, 2010
Nalco Holding Company NYSE: NLC (formerly Ondeo Nalco) supplies water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programs for industrial and institutional markets. These products and services are marketed in some cases to prevent corrosion, contamination and the buildup of harmful deposits. In other applications they are used in production processes to enhance process efficiency and improve customersÂ’ end products.

Nalco currently serves more than 70,000 customers employing over 11,500 employees operating in over 130 countries.

Among its products is Corexit which is an oil dispersant and is widely being used in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Contents [hide]
1 History
2 Exxon Mobil Ties
3 References
4 External links


[edit] History
The company was founded in 1928 in the United States as the National Aluminate Corporation formed from the merger of Chicago Chemical Company and the Aluminum Sales Corporation.[1] In 1959 it changed its name to Nalco Chemical Company and was publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under that name from 1964 until a French company, Suez, purchased it in 1999. After a name change to Ondeo Nalco Company then another change in ownership in 2003, the Company went public again, returning to the New York Stock Exchange in late 2004 under the name Nalco Holding Company.

In 2007, Nalco achieved sales of more than US$3.9 billion.

[edit] Exxon Mobil Ties
Nalco has had ongoing ties to Exxon. In 1994, Nalco and Exxon Chemical Company announce the formation of Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P. to provide products and services to all facets of the petroleum and natural gas industries. Then in 2001, NALCO, which then was called "Ondeo Nalco," strengthened its leadership role in the petroleum industry when Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals, L.P. became became part of the company through redemption of Exxon Mobil stock in the joint venture. Today, Daniel S. Sanders, who previously was president of Exxon/Mobil Chemical Company, a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil, serves on the company board of directors.[2]

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