Court hearing to discuss oil spill subpoenas
Prosecutors and the owner of the rig that exploded and led to the massive 2010 Gulf oil spill were to argue in court over whether the company should honor subpoenas from a federal board investigating the accident.A federal judge in Houston was set on Wednesday to hear the arguments, part of a civil complaint filed last year.Federal prosecutors ... (more)
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#1 Apr 12, 2012
The Bops used today are a mockery to common sense and reason.
Transocean like many others use the faulted and failed Bops because that is all there is out in the market.
They drill and that is that what happens when bad things jump up is NOT their fault.
That is what is going on in Brazil with Chevron and Transocean. The same is true for Respol blowout in the Artic. The same is true for Totals blow out in the Elgin North Sea. The oil and gas industry has the lawyers and high paid type lobbyist to get what they want and when.
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