British Petroleum valued oil tragedy

Вritish Petroleum has promised to restore the Gulf of Mexico in the form in which it was before the accident.

In brief: The accident occurred on April 20. Before BP was able to partially limit the leakage into the ocean every day escaped into 20-40 thousand barrels of oil.

British Petroleum assesses the damage of the oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico to 1.6 billion dollars nearly, the company said. The total amount could reach $ 3 billion. This amount includes the cost of spill, in the elimination of the accident at the well, and the payment of Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Previously, BP announced that it will be able to cope with all the debt associated with the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, despite the sharp drop in shares on the London Stock Exchange. We also reported that U.S. President Barack Obama, who this week for the first time to meet with the leadership of BP, demanded that the company create a special account for damage to natural and legal persons affected by the spill. According to the senators, on this account should be reserved for $ 20 billion. Earlier, Obama lashed out at BP CEO Tony Hayward for his statement on minor environmental impact of oil spills. Later, the U.S. president said British Prime Minister, David Cameron, that he is not interested in reducing the cost of BP because of an accident on a drilling platform of the company. “We clean up the bay. This is a promise. We’ll be there when it all ends. Even when all the journalists leave, we will work there “, – said the head of BP, Tony Hayward.

Ukrainian Globalist
2010-06-14 20:33, Economics.

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