Australia Media Muted Montara Oil Spill
Montara Oil Spill: “A failure of sensible oilfield practice”
While BP’s deepwater spill in the Gulf of Mexico was worldwide news for months, the worst incident of its kind in Australia in August 2009 also leaked for 74 days before the well could be brought under control. Yet in Australia media interest was muted after the first few days and most people even here would have forgotten that it ever happened. Nobody seems to care if you don’t have a household name like BP? Read more..