BP fined £400k after Shetland oil leak

BP Exploration Operating Company Limited has been fined for spilling almost four tonnes of crude oil at the Sullom Voe Terminal, Mossbank, Shetland. Read More

Hundreds of BP employees to study new NEBOSH qualifications

BP, the British multinational oil and gas company, has chosen to partner with NEBOSH in the development of two new bespoke qualifications for its employees. Read More

HSE ‘satisfied’ over North Sea pipeline repair – but investigation ongoing

Crack discovered in December caused production across more than 80 oilfields to be disrupted. Read More

BP Gulf of Mexico manslaughter charges dropped

Manslaughter charges were dropped against two former BP well site managers involved in the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil Read More

Process-safety oversights highlighted in Deepwater and Texas City

A lack of focus on process safety was a common factor of both the BP Texas City refinery explosion in 2005 and the Deepwater Horizon oil-rig disaster two years ago, US investigators have found. Read More

BP launches new safety unit

BP has announced the creation of a new safety division with sweeping powers to oversee and audit the company's operations across the globe. Read More

Horizon scanning

The Deepwater Horizon disaster in the United States continues to make headlines around the world, with the reports focusing on the environmental consequences of the disaster rather than the loss of workers' lives. Paul Verrico and Kevin Elliott take a look at what would happen if there were a similar incident in the UK, and outline how pre-planning can alleviate some of the potential problems. Read More

BP criticised for inadequate training procedures on North Sea installations

More revelations of safety lapses on BP installations ヨ this time in its UK operations ヨ have emerged just as outgoing chief executive Tony Hayward prepares to face a grilling by MPs on the risks of deepwater drilling. Read More

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