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My rant started this and Richard is right. I was relating to how a lack of
review resulted in a poorly written set of contingency plans that may have
precluded the problem (providing they were followed). What BP or Trans Ocean
was doing at the time of the "accident" had nothing to do with reviewing the
original documents for accuracy. It is easy to bash BP, just as I did Exxon
when I lived in Alaska, especially if you take away the human element (all
BP and Exxon employees are not bad people). But, that sort of bashing needs
to move to Facebook or the comments sections of the main online media posts.
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