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    US and UK clash heads over oil spill and football


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    British Prime Minister David Cameron and U.S President Barack Obama are due to discuss the Gulf Of Mexico oil spill. It's already being labelled as America's worst environmental disaster. But now it could also damage relations between Washington and London. The UK leader is under increasing pressure to stand up to Obama over his slamming of the British oil company BP.
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    Re: US and UK clash heads over oil spill and football

    Screw them.

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    Re: US and UK clash heads over oil spill and football

    The only head clashing that is reportedly (by RUSSIA Today!!!) going on is that generated by media in an attempt to boost sales of an otherwise declining business.

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    Re: US and UK clash heads over oil spill and football

    Quote Originally Posted by Phantom View Post
    It will be interesting to see if BP starts playing hardball back. They can make things very uncomfirtable for Obama. They could spin out BP America which is only 25% of the company. That would leave the U.S. with materially less assets than we want to soak out of them.

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    Re: US and UK clash heads over oil spill and football

    Quote Originally Posted by washunut View Post
    It will be interesting to see if BP starts playing hardball back. They can make things very uncomfirtable for Obama. They could spin out BP America which is only 25% of the company. That would leave the U.S. with materially less assets than we want to soak out of them.
    Perhaps Phantom might suggest that to BP?

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    Re: US and UK clash heads over oil spill and football

    BP should have to pay for their part in the disaster,but so should the other company's invloved,Transocean Ltd,Cameron International Corp and Halliburton Energy Services Inc.

    Americans taking the high horse,25 years after Bhopal,which makes this crisis look like smalltime !

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