BP Essays

  • Bp Crisis Case Study

    1200 Words  | 5 Pages

    The BP CSR and Crisis History: Before to the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion, BP encountered numerous disasters and scandals and have a track record of ignoring saftey. The first accident which happened in December 1965, where the BP oil rig Sea Gem while it was being moved and it cost the death of thirteen human lives. Next, on March 23, 2005, BP’s refinery exploded, caught fire in Texas City and 15 workers has died. Later BP was under the lawsuits from the victim’s families and charged

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Case Study

    991 Words  | 4 Pages

    was powered by BP, making BP the most interesting company for my research. However, there are other companies that have performed operations to establish this source of oil. BP has leased the Macondo well from Transocean so we can identify Transocean as the owner of the well. BP held only 65 percent of the Macondo prospectus and we can identify the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation and MOEX Offshore as the other owners, with a 25 percent and 10 percent stake in the Macondo oil

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Case Study

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    BP accepted it responsibility for the disaster but also blames two of its contractors. On 20th April, 2010 as the team onboard Deepwater Horizon was preparing to temporarily leave the well it had drilled some 70 kilometers from the US coast. The day prior

  • Persuasive Essay On Oil Spill

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    “In the BP Oil Spill, more than 200 million gallons of crude oil was pumped into the Gulf of Mexico for a total of 87 days, making it the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.” BP has killed thousands of marine wildlife do to the oil spill. “These guys here certainly will survive for a while. But the ones that can 't swim as fast, they 're called prey.” - Stanley D. Rice, U.S. witness. Biological diversity has estimated that the oil spill has killed around 82,000 birds, 6,165 sea turtles, and at least

  • Cyclohexane Research Paper

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    Introduction Chevron Phillips Chemical Company is the major producer of Cyclohexane. This successful company hoses the three largest cyclohexane plants in the world. Many are puzzled by how the production of cyclohexane seems to have become stagnant. Perhaps this is due to the cost of benzene increasing or the demand increasing. Through thorough investigation, the answer to this question and many more can be answered. There are two methods of obtaining cyclohexane. These two methods are fractional

  • Imperial Tobacco: Socially Responsible Labor Practices

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    Imperial Tobacco is a multinational tobacco company headquartered in Bristol, England. Imperial Tobacco is the fourth largest cigarette producer in the world, with brands such as Davidoff, Weiss and Gaul. In addition to cigarette production, Imperial Tobacco is also the world 's largest cigar, tobacco and cigarette paper manufacturers.The origins of Imperial Tobacco Ltd can be traced back to 1901, when many British tobacco companies merged to fight the threat of American tobacco to the UK market

  • Whaling Evolution

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    Oil is the fuel that makes the world turn, powering nearly everything in history from candles and lamps, to modern day vehicles and factories. Before the human race discovered its location in the ground during the mid-to-late 19th century, it was first harvested from whales. Prior to the eruption of the whaling industry during the 17th century, “Marine biologists estimate that there were as many as 4.5 million of the largest whales, plus millions more of the smaller whales, which includes their close

  • Royal Dutch Shell Negative Impact On Society

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    Royal Dutch Shell commonly known as Shell is a petrochemical company and a global group of energy formed in 1907 which has an average of 93,000 employees working in more than 70 countries (Shell.com 2016).Since February 2016 Royal Dutch Shell is now considered as the second largest oil company in the world (The Guardian 2016). For several years shell has faced reputation problem, mostly form environmental campaigners (Benady Alex 2015). Shell is always struggling hard to keep its license of operation

  • Case Study: The Maersk Group

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    1.0 INTRODUCTION The Maersk Group is a worldwide conglomerate and operates in about 130 countries with a workforce numbering over 89,000 employees. In addition to owning one of the world’s largest shipping companies, Maersk is involved in a wide range of activities in the shipping, logistics, and the oil and gas industries. The Maersk Group has five core businesses which include Maersk Line, APM Terminals, Maersk Oil, Maersk Drilling and APM Shipping Services. But the focus of this report is on Maersk

  • Royal Dutch Shell Company Case Study

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    The Human Right Consequence of Royal Dutch Shell oil company in the Niger Delta Region: The portfolio is aiming to indicate how non-state actors like that of Multinational Business Organizations become responsible for violating human right in the region they are performing business activities. I took the specific case of human right violation inflicted by The Royal Dutch Shell Company in the Niger Delta region and its inhabitants. The portfolio discusses, specific problems the case entails in International

  • BP Rhetorical Analysis

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    denied that BP had caused it; he did however, heavily infer that they were not solely responsible. He also categorically avoided any use of mortification, while still employing its semblance in personal terms when he stated that he was “deeply sorry” about the spill (Hayward 2005). BP’s largest failure in restoring their image was not taking the blame for the spill immediately. The public turned on them almost unanimously, but would have had been less likely to attack and ostracize BP if they had

  • BP Swot Analysis

    1067 Words  | 5 Pages

    heavily associated to BP, and the known risks related with the oil industry was highlighted more prominently. Nonetheless, BP has been developing and shaping its global image with implementation of a series of corporate social efforts based on its core values and code of conducts throughout the years. Environmental contributions Over the years, BP has initiated several movements in improving resource sustainability and supporting communities with alternate energies. BP launched its Alternative

  • The BP Oil Spill

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    Introduction Thesis: The BP Oil spill was one of the greatest disasters that is believed to have had a catastrophic impact on the environment with marine life being the most distressed by the spill. Body Paragraph 1: The BP oil spill immensely caused huge contamination to the beach, one of the destructive impacts that it had on the environment. Supporting Evidence: The beaches in the region where the BP Oil spill occurred were ascertained to have been heavily contaminated, an aspect that saw a

  • The Biopsychosocial Model (BPS)

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    The biopsychosocial model, or (BPS), focuses on how biological, psychological and social/environmental factors affect an individual and also how these factors interact with each other. Many methods focus on one factor or one influence, the BPS addresses a wide array of factors and influences that impact physical and mental health. The biological component of this theory examines aspects of biology that influence health. The psychological component in this model “examines psychological components

  • Exercise Bp Case Study

    860 Words  | 4 Pages

    Exercise BP is an important marker of CV events that are associated with incident HTN,12-16 myocardial infarction,17,18 stroke,19 and CV mortality20,21 in individuals without overt CHD. It has been reported that individuals characterized by elevated exercise BP may account for 5%15 to 40%17 of individuals at high risk of CV events. Understanding the vascular and clinical correlates of exercise BP response to moderate exercise may provide mechanistic insights into the development of HTN, left ventricular

  • Bp Oil Spill Causes

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    spill resulted in the death of over 10 thousand sea birds and threatened sea turtles and marine mammals in the surrounding areas (Baumann, 2001). The second largest oil spill was the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, also known as the Gulf of Mexico, or BP Oil Spill that occurred more recently in 2010. This oil spill was caused by a surge of natural gases resulting in the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig. The explosion occurred while workers were at the rig attempting to activate the blow-out preventer

  • The 2010 BP Oil Spill

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    oil spill are at risk for disrupted growth, development, and reproduction. They are prone to tissue damage, a disrupted immune system and a change in swimming ability and behaviors. The 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was deemed the worst oil spill in US history. According to a study by NRDC, the BP oil spill killed more than 1,000 sea turtles, and left more than 2,000 stranded, compared to an average 240 stranded annually. Over 1 million birds, and up to 5,000 marine mammals also lost their

  • Risk Management Case Study: BP

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    financial risks together with the identification of procedures to avoid or minimize their impact. (Anon., 2017) For my assignment I will be focusing on Deepwater Horizon which was a catastrophic event as a result of poor risk management in the organisation BP (British Petroleum). On the 20th of April 2010 an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon Macondo drill platform killed 11 people, 17 seriously injured and started the largest oil spill in the history

  • 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

  • The Pros And Cons Of BP Oil Spill

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    BP is one of the world's foremost incorporated oil and gas companies. It provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging. Through its two main operating segments, Upstream and Downstream, the company finds, develops and produces essential sources of energy, turning them into products that people need. The company’s projects and operations