Dick cheney gulf oil spill

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BP alleges that Halliburton, a subcontractor working on the Deepwater Horizon rig, destroyed evidence pertaining to what might have caused the explosion that triggered the Gulf oil spill. December 6, The allegation by oil giant BP that Halliburton , a subcontractor on the doomed Deepwater Horizon drilling rig, destroyed data about a cement slurry operation is a glimpse into a nasty corporate court battle set to go to trial in federal court in New Orleans in February. BP has assumed responsibility for the explosion, which killed 11 workers and eventually spewed more than million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. But it is fighting Halliburton and rig owner Transocean in court over liability for damages.

What was Halliburton's role in US oil spill?

Halliburton 'destroyed' evidence after Gulf oil spill, BP charges - siliconvalleygrows.com

Matthews argues that because Cheney held secret meetings with big oil to develop the Bush administration's energy policy, it's impossible to know who was responsible for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Matthews elaborates :. You see, in the cozy world of oil and those charged by public oath with regulating it, these are leaks that can be prevented. How on Earth are we to know who was responsible for this in this incredibly incestuous little set up? We have the vice president of our country, fresh from his job as CEO of the oil company, holding secret meetings with oil companies in the White House.

Why Is Dick Cheney Silent on the Oil Spill?

When the Obama administration, or the media, or just about anybody contradicts Dick Cheney's views on national security, he is far from shy about responding. But facing a firestorm of criticism over the oil spill, he's been notably silent. More than national security, energy policy and the oil industry might be considered Cheney's real areas of expertise.
President George W. Bush and Cheney consistently catered to Big Oil and other special interests to undercut renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives that would set the United States on a more secure clean energy path. Oil companies raked in record profits while benefitting from policies they wrote for themselves. President Bush appointed Vice President Cheney—who gave up his title as CEO of oil and gas company Halliburton to take on his new role—with developing a new energy policy swiftly after taking office.