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BP oil spill/Global supply chain

Reflect on the BP oil spill as it relates to the global supply chain - Examine the use of current transportation economic situations such as the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Hi, this is an interesting question but I can only hazard a guess at it without more information.

I assume that the question is referring to the BP oil spill's effect on oil supplies worldwide, as well as its effect on transportation and economies around the world.

In the first instance, the effect on oil supply had both short-term and long-term effects, both of which were negative. Of course, the disruption in supply from the Gulf of Mexico had a short-term impact on the world's supply of oil, although it was minor compared to the world's overall supply.

The impact on BP was dramatic, as BP had to move into crisis resolution mode and away from its core drilling operations, a problem that was complicated by the size and scale of the cleanup and the opportunistic moves of government and unscrupulous businesses (see this article: ...

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This solution reflects on the BP oil spill as it relates to the global supply chain, examining the use of current transportation economic situations such as the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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