• BP, Compensation, Lord Browne

    Lord Browne Is Not Getting Any

    Remember Lord Browne, the BP executive who parted ways with the oil company back in May because he got creative with the truth regarding his personal life in court, forfeiting an estimated £15m ($30 m) and, more importantly*, if we’re going to split hairs, his spot as a director at Goldman Sachs? He’s now had […]

    / Jul 10, 2007 at 10:47 AM
  • BP, Russia

    BP forced to take the money in a Putin-hosted game of Deal or No Deal

    BP “sold” its share of a Siberian gas field to Gazprom this morning for the better part of a billion dollars, at the polite behest of Vlad Putin. BP teamed up with three Russian oligarchs to form TNK-BP, which controlled the majority stake in the Kovykta gas field. Russia has been trying to oust TNK-BP […]

    / Jun 22, 2007 at 9:14 AM
  • BP, London, Lord Browne

    BP: British On-the-dole-again

    Lord Browne is out as a director of Goldman Sachs. The former BP chief, who’d been on the board since 1999, resigned yesterday, perhaps uncomfortable with the public revelations of his lying to a high court over how he met his boyfriend Jeff Chevalier, and the company funds his lavished on him. While Goldman typically […]

    / May 11, 2007 at 11:59 AM
  • Advertisements, BP

    BP’s $35mm overcompensation expense

    What is your first reaction when driving up to a gas station? a.) poke your head out the window, open your mouth, and wait for the gas nozzle to turn into a shower, raining down golden helios (little flowery sun-symbol-like things) b.) wait for someone to fly down with a toilet (you read that correctly) […]

    / May 8, 2007 at 2:30 PM
  • BP, John Hayward, London, Lord Browne, Oil

    Hayward’s BP

    Earlier this week, we established what the new BP will look like under the Hayward Regime. Less spa treatments. More tequila. Less “earth friendly”-type business. Now let’s take a look at what’s on Hayward’s to-do list for the next couple of months. 1. Keeping casualties on the BP premises at a minimum. Or, keeping news […]

    / May 4, 2007 at 2:04 PM

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