BP’s cover-up aided by Bush State Department

On April 20, 2010, eleven men on the Deepwater Horizon were incinerated when the BP/Transocean oil rig blew out and exploded.

“Accident”?

Here’s what I reported after a four-continent investigation for Britain’s Channel 4 TV and Europe’s ARTE channel:

Chelsea Manning and the Deepwater Horizon Killings

Just 17 months before the Deepwater Horizon destroyed 600 miles of Gulf Coast, BP covered up a nearly identical blowout in the Caspian Sea. We located an eyewitness with devastating new information about the Caspian Sea oil-rig blow-out, which BP had concealed from our government and the industry.

The witness, whose story is backed up by rig workers who were evacuated from BP’s Caspian platform, said that had BP revealed the full story, as required by industry practice, the eleven Gulf of Mexico workers “could have had a chance” of survival. But BP’s insistence on using methods proven faulty sealed their

— source gregpalast.com | Greg Palast | Apr 19, 2021

Nullius in verba


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