The boss – behind of BP oil spill
With the warnings from Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar that BP could be pushed aside, if it can not deal with oil disaster well. More harshly, according to attorney general Eric Holder, US has launched the criminal probe of the deepwater horizon explosion and oil spill. Several key figures behind of the scene gradually appear in front of the public.
(1) Tony Hayward
The Chief Executive of BP oil group, working in BP since 1982. Reports shows his statement that the spill is “relatively tiny” in comparison with the ” very big ocean”. He also compared the Apollo 13’s failure and airline accidents to the BP oil spill, concluding the failure can not stop human’s adventure.
(2) Carl-Henric Svanberg
The new BP chair man, just started from 1.2010, his relatively unknown in public has made BP in a more risk position during the defense of oil spill. But, he indeed attempted to save the BP’s reputation with the reported statement: ” BP is big and important”. Prior to joining in BP, he was a former chief executive officer of Swedish telecommunications company, Ericsson.
(3) Steven L. Newman