House Inquiry Reveals Red Flags Before BP Blast

Law360, New York (May 26, 2010, 10:55 AM EDT) -- An internal investigation conducted by BP PLC into the catastrophic Deepwater Horizon blast identifies “several new warning signs of problems” at the offshore oil rig just hours before it exploded, according to a U.S. House of Representatives committee briefed on the probe.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee released a memo late Tuesday laying out key details provided by BP officials on the progress of the company's internal investigation into the causes of the blowout and subsequent oil spill, which is currently spreading across the Gulf...
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