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Stupid animals! Either they’re in the way or they steal your money!

EDIT: People say it’s a British company and British oil, but I was told it was owned by both the British and the USA. Are the news I watch total crap?
(I only drew Americans because they are the ones who has to deal with it)


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16th June 2010
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6 months ago #9770210        
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America went to war in the Middle East, not because of 911, but for oil. They needed a reason to get more oil, and after they were attacked, that gave them a perfect reason to go to war.

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7 months ago #9764894        
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Capitalism at its finest.

2 years ago #9581929        
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#SaveTheOil

2 years ago #9542071        
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Louisiana: *high-pitched screaming* "NO! THE GULF! HOW ELSE AM I TO MAKE MONEY?! MOST OF IT COMES FROM BOTH THE FISHING AND SEAFOOD BUSINESS, WHICH COMES FROM THE GULF!" *falls to knees, sobbing* "MY LIFE IS RUINED!!!!"

3 years ago #9405879        
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Regarding ownership: BP was the majority stakeholder in this particular exploitation, which made them the easy and obvious party to be thrown under the bus (as well as being foreign owned).

Here's a little clarification and history lesson for those that want it: The US government auctions off leases for companies to exploit the oil fields. Many offshore oil projects are joint projects because of how expensive they are. In this case, BP brought in Anadarko Petroleum and MOEX, companies you've probably never heard of because they only are in the production business and do not retail fuel like BP does. If in the exploring phase, as this was, they charter (lease/rent) a movable drilling rig (a mobile rig, "jack-up", or drill ship). BP reached out to Transocean, one of the biggest offshore drilling companies in the US & world. Transocean also subcontracted to Halliburton (fellow Americans may remember this name the 2000 presidential election). The blow-out preventer that failed was built by another company. At the end of the day, Transocean employees were cutting corners (and in doing so breaking US environmental and occupational safety laws) at the urging of BP employees. At the end of the day (so to speak), BP got the worst of it because they were the high-visibility target. Transocean also got hit pretty hard with fines and penalties because it was their people that actually broke the law (bear in mind that 32 of 126 crew died in the disaster, a few BP, several Transocean). Halliburton, Anadarko, and MOEX did not suffer consequences nearly as much.

3 years ago #9378511        
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"who lives in a pineapple under the sea? who died in an oil spill because of B.P.?"
yeah. ._. I remember this well.

4 months ago #9781032        
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That’s mean of the animals to steal America’s money

9 months ago #9748059        
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The bird can swim...

9 months ago #9745348        
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The animals look so sad and in pain ;-;

11 months ago #9718765        
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Ahh the oil spill that brings me back; we were on vacation in Florida, and we asked the receptionist at our hotel when the oil would get there; so we could avoid it. She said, " in about an hour" so we rushed to get ready for the beech! Turns out it was a false alarm! The oil didn't get there till the week after our stay!

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