"Ethical Issues In Bp Oil Spill" Essays and Research Papers

  • Ethical Issues In Bp Oil Spill

    Ethical Issues surrounding the BP Oil Spill By: Angela Higgins December 16, 2010 The BP Oil Spill which happened on April 20, 2010, was the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history releasing approximately 185 million gallons of crude oil into the gulf. This event was the result of a wellhead on the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform blowing out in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 40 miles southeast offs the Louisiana coastline. Eleven men working on the oil rig platform were killed...

    Drilling rig, Ethics, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1236  Words | 4  Pages

  • bp oil spill

    BP CASE-STUDY 1 BP Case-Study Ethics in Today’s Organizations Nicki Marzolf March 1, 2011 BP CASE-STUDY 2 Company Summary Beyond Petroleum (BP) is a British oil company that was founded over a century ago by an affluent business man, William D’Arcy. D’Arcy put all of his money into searching for oil in the Middle East; a decision that nearly bankrupted him, because it took six years before any oil could be tapped. It is important to note that locating the oil was not the only...

    BP, Ethics, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1567  Words | 6  Pages

  • Ethical Dilemma with the Bp Oil Spill

    The BP oil spill, more famously referred to as the Deepwater Horizon Spill, occurred in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico and flowed unmitigated for as long as 3 months. The BP oil spill has fared as the largest marine oil spill ever confronted in the history of the petroleum industry. The oil spill on the 20th of April 2010 was primarily the result of a gas release followed by an explosion in the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, in the Gulf of Mexico, established on the Mocando exploration well designed for...

    Blowout preventer, Drilling rig, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1115  Words | 3  Pages

  • Current Ethical Issues on Oil Spill

    their domestic consumptions of oil have led to increased prices of gasoline whereby alternative forms of energy production are sought. With this in mind, offshore drilling can be a viable option for satiating the need of oil and also to boost the economy of the nation. In this report, I am going to discuss how the current Deepwater Horizon rig explosion has led to disastrous oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico causing environmental problems and also discuss how the oil spill if resolved and with safe and...

    BP, Hydrocarbon, Natural gas 1476  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ethics in the Workplace - Bp Oil Spill

    Ethics in the Workplace Case Study: BP Oil Spill On April 20, 2010 off the Gulf of Mexico, there was a blowout of the Macondo well which is owned by British Petroleum also known as BP. When the blowout took place it got immediate media attention because aspects of the event were known over the world. Within events transpiring it was discovered how limited the resources and reaction to the disaster was going to be. This paper will detail aspects of the event from symptoms of the problem, the root...

    BP, Business ethics, Ethics 1720  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Ethical Issues

    1. Originally, an Ethics and Compliance team was formed to monitor the formation and operation of the company guidance towards ethical issues in BP’s company. Just like to set up a communication consistent standard for all the employees of BP for different location, culture and language. Originally, this is a good way to guide the company staff to maintain company standard and reputation. But the code did not effectively address specific high-risk activities for the scope of daily operations. It...

    Exxon Valdez oil spill, Hazard, Management 1639  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    5/21/13 Environmental Issue Essay Pollution is the mix of contaminants and the natural environment that create damage. It can be chemical substances, noise, heat or light. Pollutants can be either foreign substances that humans created or even contaminants in nature. Environmental issues are damaging parts of human activity on the environment. Environmentalism addresses all of the environmental issues that we face and decide what qualifies as an environmental issue. The BP Oil Spill has been a huge environmental...

    Clean Water Act, Environmentalism, Gulf of Mexico 1713  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    The BP Oil Spill “Thank God men cannot fly and lay waste to sky, as well as the earth,” said Henry David Thoreau on environmental damage. The BP, or British Petroleum, Gulf oil spill has been widely referred to as the biggest environmental disaster that the United States has ever faced, with over four million gallons of oil pouring into the waters off the Mexican Gulf Coast. The BP oil spill occurred in April of 2010. It was, and still is, the biggest oil spill in all of U.S. history. The massive...

    Galveston, Texas, Gulf Coast of the United States, Gulf of Mexico 2831  Words | 7  Pages

  • BP Oil Spill

     BP OIL SPILL IN 2010 April 20th was a tragic day for BP and the crew of the Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon. “Floating fifty-two miles off the coast of Louisiana in 5,000 feet of water was an oil rig drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.” (Hoffman, 2010) What unfolded next will go down in history as the worst accidental oil spill in the world. “The oil well a mile below the surface of the Gulf blew up from high-pressure methane gas expanding into the drill. As a result of...

    Alabama, Class action, Drilling rig 2171  Words | 6  Pages

  • BP Oil Spill

    The 2010 BP oil spill that took place on the BP-operated Macondo Prospect claimed 11 lives, and is considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the petroleum industry’s history. The spill flowed continuously for 87 days until it was declared to have been contained on 15th July 2010 and finally sealed on 19th September of the same year (BP, 2013). However, unconfirmed reports indicate that some of the well sites continue to leak (Pulham, Hilaire & Fenn, 2010). The spill took a physical...

    Better, Galveston, Texas, Gulf Coast of the United States 798  Words | 3  Pages

  • BP Oil Spill

     BP Oil Spill 2010 Elizabeth Morton University of Phoenix SUS/300 3/9/15 Tereza Marks Gulf Oil Spill Case BP Oil Spill 2010 BP is a world leading international oil and Gas Company. The BP Company however had an oil spill on April 20, 2010 due to a gas release in the Gulf of Mexico. A massive explosion followed the gas release on the Deep Water Oil rig that was working on the exploration of British Petroleum. The explosive gas leak resulted in eleven peoples dead and several other...

    Biodiversity, Bioremediation, Ecology 1696  Words | 8  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    BP Oil Spill Chait, J, (2010). Dear Leader. New Republic, 241(10), 2-2. Retrieve June 21, 2010, from Academic Search Premier. This article discusses the present oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The president’s has not changed the Minerals Management Service. In reality, the federal government has no agency tasked with capping undersea oil leaks. All the necessary equipment, along with the expertise for operating it, resides with the private sector. BP will likely bear the full cost of the spill;...

    BP, Chevron Corporation, Gulf of Mexico 1188  Words | 4  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    problems that are slowly killing our environment. One of the biggest issues that have affected our environment since the 1900’s and still occurs today is oil spills. The first major oil spill happened during World War II on the East Coast of the United States and spilled about 590,000 tons of oil. The most recent oil spill happened last year in 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico and about 190,120,055 gallons of oil leaked into the Gulf. Oil spills have affected our marine life, seafood industry, houses, health...

    Earth, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Marine biology 1835  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    BP is a British global energy company which is the third largest energy company and the fourth largest company in the world. As a multinational oil company, BP is the UK's largest corporation, with its headquarters in London. BP's headquarters is in Houston, Texas. The company is among the largest private sector energy corporations in the world, and one of the six private sector oil exploration, natural gas, and petroleum product marketing companies. Tony Hayward took over as the Chief Executive...

    BP, Exxon Valdez oil spill, ExxonMobil 862  Words | 3  Pages

  • BP oil spill

    Deepwater Horizon Assignment On April 20th 2010 a BP licenses oil rig 50 miles off the coast of Louisiana exploded, killing 11 people.  For three months millions of barrels of oil poured into the Gulf of Mexico killing sea life, altering the eco-system and affecting towns situated around the Gulf’s livelihood and quality of life.  The Deepwater Horizon rig is responsible for the worst offshore oil spill in history. The corporation lost billions of dollars due to the disaster stemming for systematic...

    Chevron Corporation, Crisis, Gulf of Mexico 1197  Words | 4  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill Response

    The 2010 BP Oil Spill allowed about 5 million barrels of oil to flow into the Gulf of Mexico before the gush was capped. Unfortunately, the explosion killed 11 people and injured several others (Benoit, 2011). To claim its ultimate negligence and reduce the pollution of the spill, BP created a multi-page website entitled “Gulf of Mexico Restoration” to communicate its message to the public. BP’s “Gulf of Mexico Restoration” website uses these three strategies to repair its reputation: displaying...

    Exxon Valdez oil spill, Galveston, Texas, Gulf Coast of the United States 973  Words | 3  Pages

  • The Economic Impact of the BP Oil Spill

     The Economic Impact of the BP Oil Spill In April of 2010, a British Petroleum operated oil drilling rig off the Gulf of Mexico, the Deepwater Horizon, exploded suddenly after high pressure methane gas from the oil well rose to the drilling rig, causing it to ignite and then sink to the bottom of the ocean floor. The explosion caused a sea-floor level oil blowout, and crude oil was leaked into the surrounding water for three months before a solution was found. After eighty-seven long days, the...

    Drilling rig, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Oil platform 2342  Words | 6  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    BP oil spill is ranked as the largest environmental disaster in the world history. As the oil from BP spill washes ashore, people on Gulf Coast are suffering huge damages they have never met before. The U.S. government estimates that up to 60,000 barrels of oil a day are spewing out from the damaged BP drilling rig to Gulf of Mexico. It has ruined the shoreline, killed animal and sea life, threaten the ecosystem and harmed the tourism and fishing in Louisiana. After the spilling happened, US government...

    Drilling rig, Federal government of the United States, Oil platform 1509  Words | 4  Pages

  • History of Bp Oil Spill

    Management Crisis The Frontline report, “The Spill”, which focused on British Petroleum's problematic management culture and its catastrophic effects, aired on October 26, 2010. Around then, the oil giant BP had suffered a crisis with its latest off-shore oil rig, the Deepwater Horizon. However, this was just the latest in accidents concerning its oil operations. In the years before the Deepwater Horizon accident, BP had also suffered major accidents in its oil production fields in Texas and Alaska. Its...

    BP, Drilling rig, Exxon Valdez oil spill 2343  Words | 6  Pages

  • Bp and Oil Spill

    BP was the ªrst of these companies to change from a reactive to a proactive climate strategy formulation. In 1996, it withdrew from the oppositional Global Climate Coalition (GCC), which was characterized as the most powerful lobby organization in climate policy.28 BP then accepted the climate change problem as diagnosed by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and gave its support to the Kyoto Protocol. In 1998 BP’s strategy formu- lation developed further in a proactive direction...

    Climate, Climate change, Global warming 1005  Words | 3  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    BP COMMUNICATION FAILure DURING GULF OIL SPILL CRISIS An important component of crisis management is response. Response can include several actions such as communication with stakeholders, the public and the government. Appropriate and effective communication can minimize the distribution of incomplete and inaccurate information, reduce speculation and prevent or quell rumors. In fact, studies suggest that the message itself can affect the public’s evaluation of the company and perhaps...

    Communication, Crisis, Exxon Valdez 2159  Words | 7  Pages

  • The Legal Issues and Ethical Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and British Petroleum Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico 2010

    BP Gulf Oil Spill 1 Running Head: BP GULF OIL SPILL The Legal Issues and Ethical Effects of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion and British Petroleum Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico 2010 Terry D. Bollman Park University BP Gulf Oil Spill 2 British Petroleum’s Roll in the Gulf Oil Spill This paper will explain some of the effects of three legal issues and three ethical issues surrounding the London-based British Petroleum Company’s involvement in the explosion of the offshore oil...

    BP, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Ixtoc I 1526  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    Five Lessons from the BP Oil Spill It's very easy to pile onto BP right now. The "accident," which may be due more to negligence, is bad enough. The company lost 11 employees — after losing 15 in a high-profile explosion at a refinery 5 years ago. The damage to the Gulf, its species, and the people who depend on it is almost incalculable. But surprisingly, it's even easier to criticize BP's behaviour since the explosion — the company has tried hard to downplay the scale of the tragedy and it has...

    BP, John Browne, Baron Browne of Madingley, Management 1317  Words | 3  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spills

    Oil is a product used by everyone, but sometimes oil is a problem. An oil spill is a leakage from an oceangoing tanker, pipelines, or other oil sources. Oil spills occur very frequently, and cause enormous ecological harm. About eight million barrels of oil are spilled each year. Tankers usually carry about five hundred million barrels of oil. Many oil spills, large in land or ocean coverage, have had major impacts on the earth and it’s inhabitants. Many animals die and some are injured in some way...

    Bird, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Offshore drilling 880  Words | 3  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill Globalization

    relationships between countries and affected the world economies, be it the relationship with the board of directors of BP and the US government or the change in value of BP PLC on the stock exchange. ²As a result of the oil spill the Obama administration imposed a six month moratorium on new deep water drilling operations which ended on the 12th of October. For twenty years previous to the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico there had been a total ban on deep water off shore drilling. But during his presidency...

    BP, Gulf of Mexico, International trade 1062  Words | 3  Pages

  • BP Oil Spill

    Who is Responsible? BP is responsible for the disaster and should be held fully accountable for all economic retribution financially and environmentally. The oil rig was under contract by BP and according to the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 it stipulated that those parties responsible for the rig or facility which oil is being discharged from—is the responsible party held liable for cleanup costs. The conflict revolves around the fact that BP failed to clean-up the oil after seven days of trying...

    Barack Obama, BP, Conflict 1229  Words | 4  Pages

  • Ethical Issues and British Petroleum

    TOPIC: THE CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING (BP) IS UNPARALLELED.THAT IS AN ETHICAL CRISIS IS UNCHALLENGING.BUT IS IT REALLY A CASE OF THE OIL INDUSTRY? BEING AT FAULT? IS IT REALLY A REGULATORY ISSUE? BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF BRITISH PETROLEUM ...

    Business ethics, Ethics, Gulf of Mexico 2313  Words | 7  Pages

  • Enviromental Damage from Oil Spill

    Running head: Environmental damage from the BP oil spill Topic: Ethics and Leadership Analysis and Application Solns. to Org. Challenges: A Capstone Exp. in Integration and Strategy June 2, 2012 Environmental damage from the BP oil spill Oil spills of any form always results in gradual and long-term environmental damage. Some environmental damages caused by oil spillages can last for years and even decades after it occur. In 2010 the world woke...

    BP, Crisis, Environmental disasters 1170  Words | 3  Pages

  • Oil Industry-Ethical Issues

    Contents | Page | Introduction and background | 3 | | | ExxonMobil Oil Corporation - Environment destruction | 3 | | | ExxonMobil Oil Corporation - Animal suffering | 3 | | | Total Oil Company - Exploitation of workers | 4 | | | Total Oil Company - Supporting oppressive regimes | 4 | | | Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company- Supporting oppressive regimes | 4 | | | Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company- Environment destruction | 5 | | | Conclusion | 5 | | | Recommendation...

    Automotive fuel brands, Exxon, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1367  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Marketing Problem After Oil Spill

    British Petroleum’s Marketing Problem Florida International University Summer 2011 Alex Del Veccio Yudith Torres BP Marketing Problem In April 20th, 2010 one of the worst environmental natural disasters that were brought on by a men happened. We are talking about the British petroleum Oil spill on the Golf Coast. The disaster not only affected the plants, animals and people living in the area but also the image of the company. British Petroleum has been successful on creating a powerful...

    BP, Canada, Chevron Corporation 2530  Words | 7  Pages

  • Ethical Issues in Organizational Behavior

    Ethical Issues in OB Joelle Yeager Bus610: Organizational Behavior Prof. Stephanie Gonzaga June 27 2011 Corporations will usually provide their employees with a mission statement that often includes the company’s expectations in ethical matters. It is important for the company to instill this code of conduct to their employees. It is even more important for that company to follow the guidelines that they lay out for their employees. Unfortunately, this is not usually the case. It is...

    Applied ethics, Business ethics, Ethics 875  Words | 3  Pages

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: the Bp Disaster

    AP Environmental Science Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The BP Disaster The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was one of the most infamous industrial environmental disasters ever. On April 20, 2010, a marine oil-drilling dig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, releasing hundreds of millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. This explosion resulted in the loss of human life, massive environmental damage, and widespread damage to the livelihood of people living along the...

    Blowout preventer, Drilling fluid, Drilling rig 2305  Words | 7  Pages

  • Environmental Ethical Issues

    environmental issues that the world is facing right now and I will discuss what we need to do to change it or help the situation. Our environment is going downhill everyday due to the cause of pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and a lot of other things that is destroying our environment. The world that we live in today has rapidly changed from the world that we use to live in before there was industrialization and urbanization. You see all kinds of environmental issues talked about all...

    Exxon Valdez oil spill, Kuwait, Mexico 2537  Words | 6  Pages

  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

    EXXON VALDEZ OIL SPILL Relevant Facts On March 24, 1989, there were several ruptured tanks of the Exxon Valdez that allowed approximately 11 million gallons of crude oil to pour into the Gulf of Alaska. As soon as this happened, it started what would be described as one of the most dreadful environmental disasters in the history of oil drilling. A few months after, there were enormous surges of wind and waves that caused the oil to spread further out into the shorelines of Prince...

    Alaska, Exxon Valdez, Exxon Valdez oil spill 705  Words | 3  Pages

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Damage April 20, 2010 began as a day of celebration, a day that marked 7 years without injury on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, and ended with 11 people dead, 78 days of oil flow, and 1,074 miles of the Gulf of Mexico contaminated. Three years after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill the beaches may appear clean but we have yet to see the final effects. BP, the company behind this tragedy, is still trying to clean up the mess they have created. This is a lot more complicated...

    Environment, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Gulf Oil 1275  Words | 4  Pages

  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill

     Deepwater Horizon oil spill July 5, 2010 Word count: Background: BP plc is a British-based global energy company which is the third largest energy company and it is the United Kingdom’s largest corporation the fourth largest company in the world (BP, Wikipedia). Its name is initials of the company’s former legal names British Petroleum. British Petroleum merged with Amoco...

    BP, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Ixtoc I 1167  Words | 4  Pages

  • Bp Oil

    BP Oil Madeline O’Hara MGT 2037 S03 Instructor Azadegan South University Online December 14, 2012 I have chosen to research the management of a large company called BP Oil. This company is one of the world’s largest and is involved in all aspects of oil and gas industry. British Petroleum operates in many countries and has had to go through many incidents which cause controversy. These controversies make it a highly interesting company to research when it comes to the forms of management...

    BP, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Management 856  Words | 3  Pages

  • Bp: the Oil and Energy Company

    BP: The Oil and Energy Company BP is an oil company whose roots start back in Cleveland, Ohio in the 1870's. BP has grown from a local oil company to now being a global energy group employing over 80,000 people and operating in over 100 countries worldwide. BP provides fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services, and petrochemical products for everyday items. They are all about finding oil and natural gas and have several brands that might sound familiar: BP, Castrol,...

    ARCO, BP, Chevron Corporation 1422  Words | 4  Pages

  • oil spill

    ID#: 2468915 ESOL 0054 Effects of the Oil Catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico The oil spill in Gulf of Mexico in the 27th June is the second largest oil spill in the world, bearing in mind that over 7 tones of oil have been spilled between 1970 and 2009 (Jamsey M. 2). This oil leak recently occurred and made the headlines for quite sometime. Now there are over 94000 barrels spilled, knowing that 5000 barrels are added every single day, adding that 154 sea turtles...

    Arianna Huffington, Effect, Exxon Valdez oil spill 826  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp’s Ethical Culture That Could Have Contributed to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Disaster

    We will go through the BP business context and culture, safety aspect, organization capability, responsiveness and risk assessment aspects of their ethical culture, result from the management and caused the disaster. BP Business Context and ethical culture: From the BP management employer aspects, they are not follow some mechanical level, safety procedure over and ignored which required by Act (e.g. Clean Air Act) over 8 year for their production. At the end the huge explosion occurred in March...

    Exxon Valdez oil spill, Fraud, Mail fraud 774  Words | 3  Pages

  • Ethical Issues and Social Responsibility

    Ethical Issues and Social Responsibility Case Analysis: BP (Beyond Petroleum) Beyond Petroleum (BP), one of the world’s largest energy companies has seen many highs and lows over its 100 history. Throughout BP’s 100 year history there have been numerous questions about the company’s ethical conduct. These ethical misconducts include fraud, environmental crimes, regulatory negligence, and the endangering of habitats (Thorne, D.M., Ferrell, O.C., & Ferrell, L., 2011). With the multiple...

    Business ethics, Corporate social responsibility, Energy development 1148  Words | 3  Pages

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    Essay 1 The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico which flowed for three months in 2010. This spill had a catastrophic on the environment causing extensive damage to marine and wildlife habitats as well as killing 11 workers and injuring 17 others. This spill is the “worst environmental disaster the US has faced”, according to White House energy adviser Carol Browner. Why did this occur? The staff of the BP Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore drilling Commission...

    Chevron Corporation, Cost, Costs 1102  Words | 4  Pages

  • Bp Oil Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

    its worst oil spill disasters in the history of marine petroleum exploration. A deadly oil well blowout at Macondo Prospect, about 41 miles off the southeast coast of Louisiana, spewed huge quantities of oil for 87 long days causing major environmental and economic troubles to the Gulf region ("Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill"). It started with a fire and explosion, killing 11 workers, and then unleashed a slow motion disaster that spread across the 600 mile gulf coastline. The massive oil spill disrupted...

    Drilling rig, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Oil platform 1404  Words | 4  Pages

  • BP s management planning presentation

    BP’s Management Planning Presentation By Michelle Rollins MGT/230 1/20/14 Rick Benito Overview  The planning function of management  The influence of legal issues, ethics and corporate social responsibilities of British Petroleum (BP)  The factors that influence, Strategic, Tactical, operational and contingency planning Planning For Rebuilding and Growth Exploration Deepwater Gas value and chains Technology Relationships Strategic goals  Increase stock values  Rebuild public relationships...

    BP, Business ethics, Exxon Valdez oil spill 360  Words | 11  Pages

  • Oil Spills

    Questions: What are the environmental implications of oil spills? What legislative policies have been instituted to mitigate the possibility of future oil spills? How are oil spills cleaned up and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each method? What type of research and innovation surrounding oil spills has been done to prevent their occurrence? In order to foster an environment for emerging technologies and higher standards of living, the United States, Canada and many other nations...

    Bioremediation, Environmentalism, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1899  Words | 5  Pages

  • BP disaster at sea

    BP Disaster at Sea In 2010 the nation was dealt the worst oil spill in the history of the USA, the BP oil rig Deep water horizon in the Gulf of Mexico. This major catastrophe destroyed some people, millions of aquatic wildlife, birds and the reputation of BP all in one fatal event. What caused this mind blowing...

    Environmental issues with shipping, Ethics, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1520  Words | 4  Pages

  • BP

    BP By: Anna DeHart About BPBP is one of the worlds leading international oil and gas companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation , energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemical products for everyday items” In 1908 oil was found in a rugged part of Persia after a long search. Things we do are: • Find oil and natural gas • Extract it from hard to reach places • Move it to sea or land • Make what is needed from it • Generate low carbon power • Build construction...

    Dividend yield, Docosahexaenoic acid, Martek Biosciences Corporation 320  Words | 11  Pages

  • bp case study

    1. What are the main ethical issues and dilemma BP faces in this case? A project that is on a large scale faces some issues, including: There are concerns about the coating of the pipeline and the risks of leakages, in particular in Georgia, where oil spills might significantly impact the country’s strategic water resources in the Bojorni National Park. Concerns were also raised over the fact that the pipeline runs through earthquake zones, which leakages nearly inevitable or could not be avoided...

    Applied ethics, Business ethics, Deontological ethics 649  Words | 2  Pages

  • Management Ethics at Bp

    Business Management Ethics Issue at Bp Name: Date: Class: Professor: MANAGEMENT ETHICS AT BP Abstract Beyond Petroleum, BP is among the largest Oil and other energy companies in the world. Its targets and confidence in the market has enabled it reduce Carbone dioxide waste and enhance alternative sources of energy like solar power. This upward success has, however, in the recent past been challenged. BP’s environmental image in the globe has been tarnished...

    Business ethics, Environment, Ethics 1879  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp—Deepwater Horizon Case Study Ethics

    ------------------------------------------------- BP—Deepwater Horizon Case Study INT1001 Study Skills Module Reading and Writing Skills—Summative Assignment Done by: Mew Hui Ying ------------------------------------------------- Date: 12 February 2013 ------------------------------------------------- Industry: Oil and Gas ------------------------------------------------- Company: British Petrol Contents ...

    BP, Ethics, Gulf of Mexico 1897  Words | 7  Pages

  • How I Intend to Practice as an Ethical Petroleum Engineer

    How I Intend to Practice as an Ethical Petroleum Engineer As an engineer, I am obligated to take cognizance of the codes of conduct of my profession. However, as a human being, I am not driven by mere obligation, but by a desire to exercise virtuosity for the good of society. Voltaire, a French philosopher, wrote that, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Engineers, likewise, should bear a responsibility to promote the safety and welfare of society; to use their knowledge and serve...

    Exxon Valdez oil spill, Niger Delta, Oil field 2256  Words | 7  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill Analysis

    Research The spectrums of oil spill issues are diverse and large. They range from environmental issue to economic, ecological, ethical, politics and policies. Among many other oil spills, the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, occurred on April 20, 2010 was recorded as the greatest environmental disaster in our history (BP leak the world's worst accidental oil spill, 2010). The goal of our research is to seek possible solutions to reduce the risks of offshore oil spills. To attain this goal, we...

    Drilling rig, Exxon Valdez oil spill, Federal government of the United States 6376  Words | 20  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    The British Petroleum (BP) oil spill of 2010 was a controversial incident that is surrounded by several ethical issues to include corporate social responsibility, stakeholder’s loss and responsibility to the environment. Corporate social responsibility is defined as “the obligation companies have to develop and implement courses of action that aid in social issues that impact society” (Stanwick, & Stanwick, 2009, p. 51). While BP was fulfilling its economic responsibility to use the resources...

    Business ethics, Corporate social responsibility, Environmentalism 401  Words | 2  Pages

  • Victoria Flanders Position Paper 1 Oil Spill

    Victoria L. Flanders Enbridge Oil Spillage Business Ethics Human Resource 655 Winter 2015 In chapter one and two decision point to discuss the perspective of the ethical debate is who gets to decide on how to clean up the oil spill and what to do about the residents. Do the town of Wrigley’s residents get to decide the action plan? Or does the company need to come up with plan regarding what is ethical in their view? There was report about the oil leak which was owned by energy...

    Business ethics, Ethics, Exxon Valdez oil spill 1136  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    BP Oil Spill By: Kerrie Neff MGT 480 Due Diligence: Facts: I am focusing on Tony Hayward, former CEO of BP and I am here to address the issue regarding the Deepwater Horizon oil rig that exploded and ultimately caused one of the nation’s worst environmental disasters in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. To begin, there are many facts that led up to the incident, and then for many years after. BP and Hayward had already been questioned on their ethical conduct. The questions include fraud, environmental...

    BP, Environmental disasters, Ethics 2820  Words | 8  Pages

  • Economic Effects of Oil Spills

    Effects of Oil Spills & Fluctuating Gas Prices in the United States of America Strayer University Spring Semester 2010 “Every area in the country is subject to some kind of disaster - flood, hurricane, earthquake, to name a few. Even man-made disasters - oil spill, civil unrest, fire - can devastate the surrounding neighborhood and economy. Even though an area has never been damaged before, there is no guarantee that it will not happen tomorrow.” ~Carol Chastang Oil spills not only affect...

    Cost, Economics, Economy of the United States 1504  Words | 5  Pages

  • Bp Oil Spill

    BP OIL SPILL Under the Deepwater Horizon, an offshore drilling ring of British Petroleum (BP) caused an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The incident occurred on April 20th 2010, where equipment failed and caused the explosion sinking the ring, and causing the death of 11 workers and more than 17 workers injured. The British based energy company also faced other problems at the site of the oil spill. More than 40 million gallons (estimated data) of oil spewed into the Gulf of Mexico. Oil spill...

    BP, Ethics, Exxon Valdez oil spill 822  Words | 2  Pages

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    Professor Quazi Seraj English 112 11 October 2012 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill The Deepwater Horizon oil spill was a devastating event that lasted several months. It occurred on April 20 through July 15, 2010 offshore Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, USA. Deepwater Horizon is owned and operated by British Petroleum (BP). The spill was caused by an oil gusher on the ocean floor. The Deepwater Horizon rig started drilling a well at a water depth of 5,000ft...

    Exxon Valdez oil spill, Gulf War, Oil gusher 812  Words | 5  Pages

  • Gulf Oil Spill

    Seunghwan Lee Professor Poe En 102 11/08/2010 Causes and Effects of Gulf Oil Disaster As the situation of environment is becoming worse than ever these days, the explosion of Deepwater Horizon ship has been making things the worst with the enormous damages since this incident happened on April 20th 2010. This disastrous accident happened under the 2nd biggest oil company BP’s poor responsibility. According to this accident, about 30 laborers died or got deadly hurt then the ship started to...

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  • Bp Crisis

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