Firedoglake Coverage of the BP Oil Disaster

BP Report Designed to Make Partners Liable

BP has released an internal investigation into the Deepwater Horizon rig disaster, which led to the release of five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. The report and accompanying video basically blames everyone for the disaster, from misreadings of well integrity tests before the explosion, to the failure of the blowout preventer, to flawed design of various other prevention systems.

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