5 years after bp oil spill, florida claims continue fort myers, fla — a fiery oil-drilling rig explosion in the gulf of mexico on april 20, 2010, left 11 dead and millions of gallons of oil in. Under water, while others blamed bp's woes on a culture of cost-cutting and outsourcing citing previous problems in the gulf, azerbaijan, alaska, and texas city (see for example bower, 2009 mufson, 2010 webb, 2010. Within the normative ethical theories, the traditional theories of consequentialist 'utilitarianism' and the non-consequetialist 'ethics of duties' are exemplary theories to demonstrate the contrasting nature of business ethics and to identify whether bp acts as a an ethical mnc or a ethically vacant imposter. As the thick crude gushing from the broken well in the gulf of mexico coats wetlands along the louisiana coast, reliable figures on the extent of the spill are precious and few bp has withheld. The gulf coast will get 75 percent of bp settlement funds coming to the state over the next 15 years, ending a years-long debate over how to split up funds to make up for economic damages the state suffered after a 2010 oil spill.
The administrator of bp plc's $96 billion partial settlement of claims from the 2010 gulf of mexico oil spill didn't engage in any misconduct, an independent investigation found. Case #4: bp 1 aspects of bp's ethical culture that could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster included: bp had positioned itself to be a reliable company however it had ignored several procedures required by the clean air act for ensuring mechanical integrity and a safe startup. Directly following the spill, bp set up the gulf coast claims facility (gccf) which was later deemed not independent and later replaced by a court supervised settlement program which took the subjectivity of the eligibility out of the equation. It will be months, if not years, before the full impact of the deepwater horizon oil rig spill will be fully understood — environmentally, commercially, and politically in this respect, and the.
Bp gulf coast disaster & recovery the bp gulf coast disaster is a clear example of how corporations need to be more accountable for the societal consequences of their actions and behaviours (balmer, powell & greyser 2011) the prominence of ethics and csr within corporations today is becoming more. Anchorage, alaska — the causes of the disastrous blowout and gas explosion on bp's leased deepwater horizon offshore drilling rig in the gulf of mexico are a long way from being determined. The withering public criticism of bp deepened as birds, fish and shrimp died and thick brown oil washed ashore on the white sand beaches and in the ecologically vital marshlands of the gulf coast. In september 2009, bp tapped into the tiber oilfield six miles beneath the gulf of mexico floor bp, with the assistance of transocean, a drilling contractor, sank the deepest oil well known to date. Bp oil spill art in a new series of prints for charity, angry gulf coast artists are lashing out at bp view our gallery, and take action by purchasing art to benefit gulf aid.
The thick globs of bp oil that washed ashore on beaches along florida's panhandle in 2010 never reached tampa bay, to the relief of hotel owners, restaurateurs, anglers, beachgoers and local. In an expanded report on the causes of the bp drilling disaster that killed 11 workers and ravaged the us gulf coast last summer, the commission released new details about the events that. The failure by bp's leadership to respond to the disaster with sufficient speed and attention demonstrates that crisis preparedness and ethical guidelines should become part of the organization culture. Bayou people (bp) voices is a collection of video profiles of leaders from coastal communities that have been directly impacted by the bp oil disaster these community leaders have been working for years to bring justice and sustainability to their families, their neighbors, and the ecosystems of the gulf coast.
What aspects of bp's ethical culture could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster it was discussed, with the team, that the way the company constant. Bp's oil spill caused by fed's 'dangerous culture of permissiveness' investigators: bp ignored warnings, proceeded with gulf well complete coverage of the oil spill. A closer look at bp's corporate culture and a number of accidents and spills in the past five years that have raised questions about its commitment to safety. Ethical culture's contribution to the gulf coast oil spill disaster: bp's ethical culture goes hand in hand with the disastrous oil spill though they have plead guilty for the spill they still deny failing to meet safety and environmental protocol.
The gulf coast accounts for about 18% of the us's total commercial seafood production (gulf of mexico) even though it is not a fundamental human right, the people in the area have a right to make a living without suffering from bp's carelessness. How bp did to solve the dilemma will be discuss and apply to ethical theory responding to the main cause of accident in gulf of mexico, bp has designed its programme on enhancing safety and risk management to avoid repeating of accident like deepwater horizon oil-spill. Bp is a $135 billion company with limitless resources for communicating progress in the gulf ironically, it has probably been more successful repairing the gulf coast than rebuilding its brand image.
Transform bp's culture to one that was less risk averse he believed that too many people were making too many decisions leading to extreme cautiousness. What aspects of bp's ethical culture could have contributed to the gulf coast oil spill disaster globalization has come with different challenges that accompany its strategic goals.
The case highlights the ethical issues involved in the disaster and examines bp's response to it though the company accepted responsibility for the explosion and was making efforts to manage the oil spill, it remained largely unsuccessful in plugging the leak. The plan, not yet finalized, calls for spending more than $31 million along the gulf coast to revitalize tourism, clean up bayous and streams, restore shorelines and beaches, and improve water. This is evident in the bp gulf coast oil spill, a preventable man-made disaster from april to july 2010, more than 185 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the gulf coast, (deep water, 2010) this devastated the natural environment including wildlife and the way of life for gulf coast communities.