BP Missed Macondo Warning Signs, Safety Chief Says

Law360, New Orleans (February 28, 2013, 8:20 PM EST) -- A senior BP PLC executive conceded Thursday in trial over the Deepwater Horizon oil spill that site leaders and rig workers should have acted on warning signs that the Macondo well was about to fail, and that the company didn't investigate how its own management contributed to the disaster. 

Mark Bly, BP's executive vice president of safety and operational risk, testified that there were multiple indications that the well was at risk of experiencing a blowout, but BP employees, along with Transocean Ltd. rig workers, didn't...
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