Tag Archives: British Petroleum

Cyber Lessons Learned from the Gulf Oil Catastrophe

– If there is one resounding lesson from the Gulf oil disaster, it is that depending on the private sector to protect one’s Nation and one’s natural resources doesn’t work. Various reports seem to indicate that BP is vetting all activities based on its own potential cost and not on the social…

Where Oh Where is (Cyber) Red Adair?

– Many readers probably do not remember “Red” Adair. He was the go-to guy whom you called as a last resort to cap a blazing or gushing oil well, either on land or offshore. In April 1977 he capped a well in the North Sea that was the second largest leak of the time, and he […] …