Bp Oil Spill Ethical Analysis

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BP(a multinational oil gas company residing in London) in 2010, caused one of largest maine oil spills in history after an explosion occurred on their oil rig. Eleven people were killed and others besides suffered injuries. Not only did this incident affect human life but it also of course affected natural life. On April 20th a blast of natural gas exploded through a concrete core recently put in in order to seal the well if later use was needed. Once released from the well, the natural gas traveled to the deep rigs riser, igniting and killing eleven workers in the process. Besides the effect it had on the BP company, it was much more disastrous on the environment. During the BP spill it was predicted that over two-hundred millions of oil were pumped into the Gulf for at least eight-seven days, deeming it one of the largest oil spills in American history. Over sixteen-thousand miles of coastline have been affected and while the oil was capped in 2010. Oil still seems to…show more content…
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