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BP and the Macondo Spill

The Complete Story

  • Colin Read

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Timeline for the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

  3. Introduction

    1. Colin Read
      Pages 5-8
  4. The Natural and Economic History of Oil

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      Pages 9-9
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  5. The Uneasy Mix of Oil in Our Natural Environment

  6. The Macondo Prospect and What Went Wrong

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
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      Pages 97-105
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      Pages 143-150
  7. The Spectacle of the Spill

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 151-151
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      Pages 153-159
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  8. Politics, Courts, and Markets

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 179-179
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  9. Where Do BP, Big Oil, and Energy-Starved Consumers Go from Here?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 220-234

About this book

Introduction

The complete story of the devastating BP oil spill of 2010. The author puts forward an objective account of what happened, a documentation of the true costs, not the hyperbolic costs, and an explanation of the science and business of the spill and its remediation.

Keywords

Acquisition business distribution economics energy mediation merger research science and technology transparency transport transportation

Authors and affiliations

  • Colin Read
    • 1
  1. 1.SUNY CollegePlattsburghUSA

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