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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 02:48 PM
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Has anyone noticed the constant coverage about the Gulf Spill and how every News Channel is treating it like the earthquake in Haiti with play by play as to whats going on? While during this coverage and the Press Events by the Feds and Obama, has anyone noticed the amount negativity towards BP.

BP deserves the responsibility for the cleanup and they are footing the bill. The cause of this disaster is still pending, it wasn't like the Exxon Tanker that ran aground. This disaster was caused by mysterious explosion that woke up the survivors and after the explosion several while later a fire broke out. You would think a fire breaks out leading to an explosion?

After the Climate Gate scandal was thrust out in the public to see, BP along with 2 other companies bailed out from the pact with UN over Cap & Trade measures they were going to partake in. UN lost out on trillions of cash as did most of it investors. Most of those investors include Soros, Gore, Obama & Chicago exchange, etc etc.

Could this be a little payback for BP to pull out of its Climate Gate mandates?


[edit on 30-4-2010 by prionace glauca]




posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 02:52 PM
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Conoco, BP, Caterpillar Leave Climate Coalition


ConocoPhillips, Caterpillar Inc. and BP America have left the U.S. Climate Action Partnership, a coalition of more than two-dozen companies and environmental groups lobbying Congress to pass greenhouse gas emissions cap-and-trade legislation.

BP America, a unit of London-based BP PLC, notified fellow U.S. CAP members of its decision by letter today. Houston-based ConocoPhillips broke the news in a press release.

In interviews, officials from both companies said legislation pending in Congress, including a bill passed by the House last summer, does not do enough to promote expanded natural gas consumption as a hedge against climate change. Moreover, the legislation puts the transportation sector -- including oil and gas producers -- at a disadvantage compared with coal.

"House climate legislation and Senate proposals to date have disadvantaged the transportation sector and its consumers, left domestic refineries unfairly penalized versus international competition, and ignored the critical role that natural gas can play in reducing GHG emissions," ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Jim Mulva explained in the statement. "We believe greater attention and resources need to be dedicated to reversing these missed opportunities, and our actions today are part of that effort."

ConocoPhillips will not participate in U.S. CAP lobbying activities in 2010 and beyond, Red Cavaney, the company's senior vice president for government affairs, confirmed in an interview. Cavaney said his company will work through nascent transportation coalitions, as well as major trade groups -- including the American Petroleum Institute and National Association of Manufacturers -- to help shape climate and energy legislation on Capitol Hill.

Among the issues his company will focus on are promoting expanded natural gas production and consumption and ensuring domestic refineries are not put at a competitive disadvantage with refineries in countries without a greenhouse gas emissions cap.

"We'll be trying a rifle approach instead of a shotgun approach," Cavaney added.

If the Senate opts to move forward with the emissions cap-and-trade system envisioned in the House-passed bill, the Senate bill must increase free allowances for petroleum refineries, Cavaney underscored.

"We want to make sure that refineries get protections," he added.

The House-passed bill (H.R. 2456) would cap carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping gases at 17 percent below 2005 levels by 2020 and 83 percent by 2050. Under the bill's cap-and-trade proposal, power plants, oil refiners and other regulated entities must pollute less or buy and sell emissions allowances to meet the federal targets.

The bill would allocate the electricity sector 35 percent of allowances -- nearly commensurate with its share of U.S. emissions. The oil and gas sector, which accounts for roughly a third of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, would receive 2 percent of the allowances.

ConocoPhillips has maintained that oil refiners won't be able to pass along 100 percent of the cost of buying allowances to consumers. Thus, refiners should be provided an allowance allocation for such "uncovered costs."


The entire article is worth the read, if people missed it in the past.

This opens up for so much more to think about, government sabotage & beyond.

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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 02:58 PM
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BP has been playing profit over safety for a while. Russian roulette is a game that if played enough everyone looses.

www.youtube.com...



posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:02 PM
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They really need to clean that stuff up and now or face dire consequences in the early future.



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Russian Roulette is a game that you go last in.



Just my thoughts.



posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:04 PM
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That is about corrosion problems from pipelines in 2006. Since then they were assessed weekly by coastguards and inspectors for the safety on board their platform.

The Louisiana coast guard administered such safety inspections and as well as inspection of the structures involved. The crew of the oil rig was constantly having safety drill every week also.



posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:09 PM
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Originally posted by Quickfix

They really need to clean that stuff up and now or face dire consequences in the early future.



They are paying for the entire cleanup operation as they should. I am in no way trying to defend them from their just duty to clean up after something they owned and are responsible for. I am just perplexed that these structures are constantly evaluated and constantly checked for safety not only to the environment but to the workers also.

So a mysterious explosion followed several hours later with a fire brings up a penalty flag for me.

Oil rig crew reported explosion 3 hours before fire


A crew member from an oil platform that sank off the Louisiana coast Thursday reported an initial explosion three hours before the rig went up in flames in a second, larger explosion, the Coast Guard said.

Coast Guard Senior Chief Petty Officer Mike O'Berry told The Associated Press that according to their internal reports, the first blast was reported at 7 p.m. CDT Tuesday. Three hours later, the rig sent an emergency signal that's "like a panic button," he said.

At the same time, a nearby rig called to report the Deepwater Horizon was engulfed in flames, O'Berry said. The rig did not ask for help during the initial call, but the Coast Guard sent crews after the emergency signal came.

The Coast Guard is investigating what happened during that span.

"That three-hour window is obviously stuff being investigated — what happened during that time," O'Berry said.





posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:17 PM
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Well S___ Happens to bad they didn't have the proper safety measures before they went ahead. This deposit is really deep and hard to get to, so they should of had some expensive containment research and development done before going ahead.

www.youtube.com...

P.S. I hope the supposed malevolent forces didn't do this on purpose. Thats like sinking your own ship to kill the Captain.

Edit to add why not blow the hole to seal it? Is the capping to try and preserve the asset? Not sure of the mechanics of this approach?

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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:21 PM
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Originally posted by MinorityReporter
Well S___ Happens to bad they didn't have the proper safety measures before they went ahead. This deposit is really deep and hard to get to, so they should of had some expensive containment research and development done before going ahead.

www.youtube.com...

P.S. I hope the supposed malevolent forces didn't do this on purpose. Thats like sinking your own ship to kill the Captain.


Unless the saboteurs are from another ship?

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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:24 PM
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Oil is an out-dated means of power anyways.

There is hydrogen, solar, and magnetism to focus on for energy.

Oil should of been out of the picture 30 years ago at-least.

Free energy has been around since 1913 or so thanks to Tesla.

I see the oil scheme for what it is. I hope they get it cleaned relatively soon.

I still like to eat fish believe it or not


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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:27 PM
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The ship was a metaphor for earth . Are you saying aliens did it? Now were really cooking with ATS gas

Edit to add: I really hope the global chess match hasn't stooped to this level, that would be a new low. unexploded mine? perhaps Please not false flag we have terrible track record with those.

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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:29 PM
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Originally posted by MinorityReporter
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The ship was a metaphor for earth . Are you saying aliens did it? Now were really cooking with ATS gas


So mother earth was able to cause the explosions,


How was I so clueless? Mystery solved thanks a mucho.



posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:41 PM
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My goodness this will be my last response. OK (with patronizing tone) If the earth is the ship of mankind OK And you cause a major environmental catastrophy for a self serving agenda. It is not only hurting your enemy but you as well.

It is a desperate flawed logic

OUT

www.huffingtonpost.com...

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posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:45 PM
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Originally posted by MinorityReporter
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My goodness this will be my last response. OK (with patronizing tone) If the earth is the ship of mankind OK And you cause a major environmental catastrophy for a self serving agenda. It is not only hurting your enemy but you as well.

It is a desperate flawed logic

OUT


I agree that you offered desperate flawed logic..


This connection can only be proven true if any of the other companies that pulled out suffer some sort ramifications or they come back to the negotiating table.



posted on Apr, 30 2010 @ 03:49 PM
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