As one of the largest corporations in the world, BP has always had a healthy presence here, but its involvement with politicians mostly came to a screeching halt after the Deep Water Horizon exploded and oil began gushing. Whether it was due to politicians refusing to take the money (which actually did happen) or BP trying to keep a low profile, the British oil money did stop flowing into Washington -- faster, in fact, than the actual oil stopped flowing into the Gulf.
The world’s largest corporate deal in an emerging market, a tie-up worth nearly $50 billion between two telecommunication companies, Bharti Airtel in India and MTN Group in South Africa, came to a screeching halt Saturday. Bharti c... Read Post
From the Guardian: Nearly 5m barrels of oil have gushed into the ocean since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sank in April, according to federal scientists. That makes the spill larger than the 3.3m barrels released into Mexi... Read Post
While the Oil Gushes by Tina Dupuy The term “deep water” usually means you’re in trouble and “horizon” is what lies ahead. So the ill-fated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon is aptly named. Doom has arrived on our shores and our prospe... Read Post