BP Official Says Crew Did Not Raise Safety Concerns

- April 15th, 2013

Bloomberg reported that a BP Plc official who was tasked to oversee operations at the Macondo well said the Deepwater Horizon crew did not raise safety concerns during a meeting a month prior to the spill.

Bloomberg reported that a BP Plc official who was tasked to oversee operations at the Macondo well said the Deepwater Horizon crew did not raise safety concerns during a meeting a month prior to the spill.

As quoted in the market news:

John Guide, who served as the well-team leader for the Macondo project, testified the Deepwater Horizon crew made no complaints that BP officials were putting pressure on them to speed up operations during a March 30, 2010, meeting about other Gulf drilling operations. He said BP made safety a top priority on all its projects.

“It was an obvious thing that safety was of the utmost importance,” Guide told U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier today in New Orleans. “We had a very rigorous safety management system.

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