When Tony Hayward took over BP in 2007 – after the oil giant had experienced a series of calamitous accidents – he vowed that safety would be his top priority. So how did he come to preside over one of the worst industrial disasters in history? A Fortune investigation reveals a saga of hubris, ambition, and a safety philosophy that focused too much on spilled coffee and not enough on drilling disasters.
Posts on ‘January 24th, 2011’
By Tom Brady Security Editor Monday January 24 2011 GARDA chiefs are preparing a report for new Justice Minister Brendan Smith on the activities of an undercover British police officer who infiltrated environmental protest groups here. The report is being drawn up after concerns were expressed that Mark Kennedy had been involved in protests over [...]
THE LAWYER 24 January 2011 | By Catrin Griffiths Shell has upped the ante on anti-corruption prior to this year?s implementation of the Bribery Act by extending its scrutiny to law firms that advise third parties involved in joint ventures, and therefore are not employed by the company. Shell chief ethics and compliance officer Richard [...]