BP – the oil company that is running an unprecedented public relations campaign trying to portray the company as green and caring – was last week responsible for the largest ever oil spill on Alaska’s North Slope.
BP: Rich Financial Rewards, Great Reputation but at What Cost?
BP is on course this year to announce the largest profits ever by a British company, with annual profits of over $21bn (£12bn). This is despite the company taking a billion dollar hit over the fallout from Hurricane Katrina. The company’s giant windfall is due to the recent high oil prices.