BP Report Won’t Name Spill Figures; TNK-BP Announces Efficiency Projects, Environmental Leader, March 28, 2011:
BP, in its first corporate sustainability report since the Deepwater Horizon disaster, has refused to put a figure on the amount of oil leaked or CO2 emitted in the spill.
Page one of the report lists figures for volume of oil spilled, CO2 emitted and methane released in 2010 (see chart), but these figures don’t include the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the company noted.
As a result, the figures show BP spilling less oil in 2010 than in 2008, Fast Company reported.
BP said that it left these numbers out because of a lack of definitive figures. “Although there are several third-party estimates of the flow rate or total volume of oil spilled from the Deepwater Horizon incident, we believe that no accurate determination can be made or reported until further information is collected and the analysis, such as the condition of the blowout preventer, is completed,” the report said. ...
Read the report here.