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mainenightowl

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:30:39 AM

BP said it was reorganizing its core oil and gas production unit, continuing a move back to the model it had before the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and helping free Chief Executive Bob Dudley from direct oversight of drilling operations.

Lamar McKay, Head of the Upstream division, which finds and pumps oil and gas, told staff in a series of emails, seen by Reuters, that he planned nine senior role changes, and that BP's head of safety, would also be retiring.

A spokesman confirmed the emails, which were sent on Tuesday, and said the changes reflected McKay's desire to put together his own leadership team for the division which is responsible for most of BP's profits

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mike56MI
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 6:01:00 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:24:36 PM

Sounds like either: 1. Gain plausible deniabiliy for the CEO, 2. Free the CEO to go to yacht races during the crisis, or 3. Have people who actually know what they're doing manage the actual operations and crises. Hopefully #3, but I'd like to see evidence down the road.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:31:16 PM

BP should be BANNED from the USA!
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:27:15 PM

Hopefully that works for them.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:17:12 PM

Time for new leaders to put their stamp on the company
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:11:46 PM

Trying to save money for the civil lawsuit.
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:37:48 AM

more money more money
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