BP exec believed deepwater risks could be addressed

03/3/2013 | Washington Post, The

A BP official believed that the risks related to deepwater drilling could be mitigated before the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, according to court documents. "I think at the time the individuals involved, which included BP, service companies and contractor personnel, believed that they understood all the risk," Jonathan Sprague, BP's head of drilling engineering for the Gulf, said in his March 2011 testimony.

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