Posted by Shirley Brady on June 15, 2010 07:00 PM
The Guardian calls today's Washington hearing with BP executives a "root canal" (one example) as gulf oil leak estimates increase by 50% and President Obama gears up for tonight's TV address on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Oil industry executives from Shell and ExxonMobil also testified in Washington today. Exxon, meanwhile, launched a blog to share its perspective on the oil spill. Tomorrow, BP CEO Tony Hayward will face a special Senate hearing and the TV cameras.
Fitch downgraded BP's stock (again) while a fire temporarily halted its Gulf operation, which is now partnering with Kevin Costner's company. Other brands in the news:Continue reading...