Monday, May 17, 2010

Before Filling Up at BP/Amoco, Check This Out

Posted By on Mon, May 17, 2010 at 9:18 AM

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60 Minutes last night ran a two-part story on the disaster of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

In interviews with a survivor of the explosion and with engineering experts, the early evidence suggests that that blame lies squarely with BP for ignoring warnings about the well and attempting quick fixes when the drilling encountered problems.

Check out the following videos. I know they'll have me thinking twice before I fuel up again at the local BP, a.k.a. Amoco.

The second part of the series is actually the most damning.

Watch CBS News Videos Online

And here's the first part of the story. (Note: You don't have to watch them in order to get the gist of the story.)

Watch CBS News Videos Online

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