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Its no parody: BP finalist for safest offshore drilling or ‘the joke’s on U.S.’

May 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on Its no parody: BP finalist for safest offshore drilling or ‘the joke’s on U.S.’

Painful times call for painful humor to help release the tension and, at times, find whatever Silver Lining might exist in disastrous circumstances. Looking to the seemingly endless wave descending on the Gulf Coast, threatening fragile environmental spaces and many different economic activities (fishing, tourism, …), it would be easy to imagine that the following […]

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Beyond Petroleum … to what?

March 1st, 2008 · Comments Off on Beyond Petroleum … to what?

British Petroleum has made much in recent years with advertising that “BP” stands for “Beyond Petroleum”.  The latest news from this fossil-fuel giant indicates that “Beyond Petroleum” is becoming a question:  “Beyond Petroleum to what?”  Todd Hayward, BP’s Chief Executive Officer, has put the Corportion’s green businesses on the auction block.  The price tag he’d […]

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