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The Almighty Buck

+ - BP puts price on human life

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Reducer2001
Reducer2001 writes "Sworn testimony from a consultant for BP about the Texas City oil refinery explosion in 2005 reveals that BP had pre-determined the cost of a settlement for human fatalities. From the article: BP was not only willing to put a value on human life...it listed it at $20m for a single fatality incident, with the cost escalating for multiple deaths in the same accident."

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