BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: Crisis Management
November 15th, 2022
Crisis Management Questions – 2
1 In a narrative format, summarize the key facts and issues of the case.
2 Update the information in the case by researching it on the Internet. Focus your response on the specific issues in the case.
3 Was the Deepwater Horizon accident a problem associated more with cost cutting or with a faulty process safety culture?
4 What impact did BP’s strategy have on the crisis?
5 Assume the role of Tony Hayward’s successor as CEO of BP. What steps would you take to address the crisis and rebuild BP’s reputation?