BP, Transocean, Halliburton blamed by presidential Gulf oil spill commission

The presidential oil spill commission on Wednesday blamed the Gulf of Mexico oil spill last year on “missteps and oversights” by oil giant BP, rig owner Transocean and contractor Halliburton, saying those errors were “rooted in systemic failures” and could happen again.


Presidential Oil Spill Commission Report: Chapter 4

Chapter 4 of the Presidential Oil Spill Commission report analyzes the flawed management decisions that contributed to the blowout of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico.