Who was in charge?

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    NYT: Who was in charge of rig? It's unclear - The New York Times- msnbc.com

    Apparently no one.

    However one of the earlier threads claimed Haliburton was to blame as well, I suggest you read this, Haliburton objected and warned those on the rig TWICE about problems with the cement plans and designs.

    The Federal Government bungled and mishandled this from day one. Since Bush was held accountable for Katrina in New Orleans then it is quite apparent that Obama should be held accountable for THIS disaster.
     
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    glad you started another thread about this rather than post in one of the existing ones.
     
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    I would not post anything of substance in one of spidermantuba's threads if you paid me. But thanks for complaining about ME making a thread.
     
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    What I found most telling from the article:
    BP had fallen behind schedule and over budget, paying roughly $500,000 a day to lease the rig from Transocean. The rig was 43 days late for starting a new drilling job for BP by the day of the explosion, a delay that had already cost the company more than $21 million.

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    According to a Transocean worker on the rig, he heard a argument take place between BP and Transocean people on the rig prior to the explosion. The numbers above do provide a motive for BP to ignor warnings and take the gamble on throwing a cautious approach to the wind.

    BP, Transocean workers argued before blast: witness | Reuters
     

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