Read, Colin

BP and the Macondo Spill

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Table of contents

1. Timeline for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill
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2. Introduction
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Part I. The Natural and Economic History of Oil

3. A Brief Natural History of Oil
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4. The Science and Refining of Oil
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5. Oil in Our Past and Present
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6. Demand for Oil in Our Future
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7. The Industry of Oil Extraction
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Part II. The Uneasy Mix of Oil in Our Natural Environment

8. The Dirty Dozen before the Deepwater Horizon
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9. The Case of the Exxon Valdez
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10. A Brief History of Oil Rig Fires
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11. Exploration, Drilling, and Extraction U.S. Environmental and Safety Records
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Part III. The Macondo Prospect and What Went Wrong

12. The Macondo Prospect
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13. What Went Wrong — A Congressional Perspective
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14. Lessons for BP from More Considered Reviews
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15. The Principal—Agent Problem and Transocean
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16. The Management of Risk
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Part IV. The Spectacle of the Spill

17. For All the World to See
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18. Partners in the Problem
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19. Engineering a Solution
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20. The Toll on the Environment
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Part V. Politics, Courts, and Markets

21. The Politics of Oil
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22. A Complicated Legal Quagmire
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23. The Market Response
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Part VI. Where Do BP, Big Oil, and Energy-Starved Consumers Go from Here?

24. Reform of Regulatory Oversight
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25. What Do We Do with the World’s Insatiable Need for Energy
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26. Conclusion
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Keywords: Business and Management, Business Strategy/Leadership, International Business, Knowledge Management, Environmental Philosophy, Business Ethics, Corporate Governance

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