Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. GlencoreXstrata: The commodity trading and mining company has named former BP chief executive Tony Hayward (pictured) as its interim board chairman. Show More Summary
Do you like my mane? Cat owners transform their pets into lions in latest internet craze Daily Mail (SW) Cells as living calculators MIT News Tony Hayward becomes Glencore Xstrata interim chairman FT White House scandals Why Washington scandal-mania may save Medicare and Social Security Greg Sargent, WaPo. Just like Monica. For All the Deluded [...]
As scandals mount, White House springs into damage control (Reuters) Glencore Xstrata chairman ousted in surprise coup (Reuters), former BP CEO Tony Hayward appointed as interim chairman (WSJ) JPMorgan Chase asks Bloomberg for data records...Show More Summary
MOSCOW/LONDON (Reuters) - Representatives of the Alfa Group, set to earn billion of dollars from the sale of Anglo-Russian oil venture TNK-BP, have sounded out former BP CEOs John Browne and Tony Hayward about investing jointly in international oil pro...
This story originally appeared in The Guardian. Tony Hayward, BP's former boss, defended his role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster on Wednesday as lawyers blamed his cost cuts for the deadly oil rig explosion. In video testimony shown to the New Orleans court, Hayward defended the massive cost savings made under his tenure. Show More Summary
In 2010, the largest accidental marine oil spill in history took place in the Gulf of Mexico. Tony Hayward, CEO of BP, was roundly criticized and President Obama declared that had Mr. Hayward been working for him he would have been fired. BP had a long history of safety violations, many leading to injury and death. Show More Summary
BP should have done more to prevent the Gulf of Mexico oil spill two years ago but the company's complacency was not unique in the industry, former CEO Tony Hayward said this week in his most public comments yet about the disaster.
BP paid out $1.1 million worth of shares on Feb. 15 to former chief executive Tony Hayward under a three-year incentive plan, even though Hayward resigned in the wake of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. Hayward also earned...Show More Summary
Welcome to Clean Start, ThinkProgress Green’s morning round-up of the latest in climate and clean energy. Here is what we’re reading. What are you? Tony Hayward, BP’s chief executive during the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, is in line to receive a share bonus worth an estimated $940,000 from his former employers, as a [...]
Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward, financier Nathaniel Rothschild and former banker Julian Metherell will share a 158 million pound ($244 million) payout. ||| Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward, financier Nathaniel Rothschild...Show More Summary
I was holding out on writing yet another Solyndra story, but looks like I’m giving in. Steven Chu, the U.S. Secretary of Energy and a Nobel Prize winner in physics, was hounded by Republican Congressmen for 5 and a half hours, twice as long as BP’s Tony Hayward was grilled in the midst of the [...]Show More Summary
BP former chief Tony Hayward Photo | Justin Thomas Playing Monday morning quarterback for the crisis du jour has long been a favorite pastime of PR pros and media types everywhere. I mean who didn't have an opinion about how BP behaved...Show More Summary
As oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico from BP's Deepwater Horizon rig in May 2010, and then CEO Tony Hayward made his infamous statement that he wanted his life back, he likely had little fear of it being taken in a court of law.ButShow More Summary
(Steven Hayward) There’s a splendid line in The Queen, the film about how the royal family responded to the death of Princess Diana in 1997, where the new Prime Minister Tony Blair (played pitch perfect by Michael Kitchen) turns savagely...Show More Summary
Tony Hayward of BP spill fame back in oil business Tony Hayward, the oil executive Americans learned to hate during last year’s oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, is back in business, this time in the rich oil fields of northern Iraq. At a news conference Thursday in Istanbul, Hayward announced the merger of [...]
Former BP chief will be busy drilling in the Kurdish region of Iraq
Former BP CEO Tony Hayward will be heading an Iraqi oil company, Genel Energy, which he recently acquired along with Nat Rothschild through Vallares, their investment vehicle, for $2.1 billion.
Fourteen months ago Tony Hayward resigned as the CEO of BP following the giant oil spill and a public relations nightmare made worse by comments like "I'd like my life back." This was ostensibly the low point of his career -- even if...Show More Summary
Vallares, the investment vehicle Tony Hayward co-founded with financier Nathaniel P. Rothschild earlier this year, agreed Wednesday to buy Genel Energy International, an oil producer in the Kurdistan region of Iraq through a $2.1 billion reverse takeover.