Tag Archives: spill

Is every day earth day?

We were just wondering – if today is Earth day, what are the other 364 days? We don’t make a huge deal of the day for that reason – even though we put the planet’s name in our company identity. Today, we actually just want to bring up the 3-year-old Macondo Well, a.k.a. Gulf oil […]

Lessons Learned to Lessons Burned

It’s now just two years since the Deepwater Horizon incident.  Many people seem to forget it.  After all, we see the smiling faces of the folks from the tourist industry in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, and Louisiana on those TV commercials, so it really wasn’t a problem, after all, right? Not really, as you can read […]

BP Oil Spill – One Year Later

There are lots of things we could talk about one year later, but for this post we’d like to focus on the suit filed today by BP against Transocean, the rig’s owners, and Cameron International, the supplier of the  blow-out preventer, for $40 billion.  From AP (article), guardian.co.uk,  “The Deepwater Horizon BOP was unreasonably dangerous, and has caused […]

Coverage of today’s National Oil Spill Commission

We’ve blogged about the Deepwater Horizon oil spill which seems to have found its way OUT of the news recently. There is some interesting coverage of the Commission which is investigating what happened to cause the spill and which could be particularly interesting to Project Managers from a risk identification, management, response, and monitoring perspective.  […]

Red project management

We’ve of course focused here at EarthPM on “green” or sustainable project management. Well, if you have been following the international news, there has recently been an ecological disaster in the Hungarian town of Ajka, in which a large, large quantity of toxic red sludge was released from an aluminum facility in that town.  The […]