Doubts over safety at BP

Over the past few years, BP has been close to two potential fatal accidents, shows a new internal report according to the Financial Times. The company's safety management is under fire.

Photo: BP/PR

BP does not seem to have learned enough lessons, even after the soul-searching prompted by the giant's catastrophic oil spill in the Mexican Gulf in 2010. Despite new safety regulations, the company has been close to two fatal accidents at its refineries and petrochemical plants in recent years, show internal documents obtained by Greenpeace and published in the Financial Times.

According to internal documents from BP, security at the company is severely lagging behind rival Shell, and there is a critical need to address the problem.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Ørsted aims to be number one on carbon capture

The utility hopes to win the Danish carbon capture and storage tender with a plan to capture 400,000 tonnes of CO2 by 2025 from the company’s biomass-fired combined heat and power stations.

Nordex downgrades forecast

The German turbine manufacturer has had a rougher start to 2022 so far than expected, prompting the company to downgrade guidance by EUR 200m at minimum.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs