Posts tagged ‘oil wells’

March 24, 2012

New deep-water well west of Shetland “will be absolutely fine” say BP

by articulatedsheep

The Government have granted BP permission to drill for oil in deep waters west of Shetland, having been satisfied by the oil company’s assertion that, “you know, law of averages and everything, how likely is it that the same thing is going to happen again? You know, seriously.”

BP’s detailed submission to Government featured a photograph of an oil-covered sea bird with a big cross through it, above a caption reading “UNLIKELY. WE THINK.”

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