'Marketplace' Report: High-Profile BP Disasters A major oil spill in Alaska in 2006 and an oil-refinery explosion in Texas the year before have something in common. Investigators working for Congress say both were at facilities owned by BP, the company formerly known as British Petroleum.
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'Marketplace' Report: High-Profile BP Disasters

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'Marketplace' Report: High-Profile BP Disasters

'Marketplace' Report: High-Profile BP Disasters

'Marketplace' Report: High-Profile BP Disasters

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Investigators working for Congress say the root causes of a major oil spill in Alaska last year show are strikingly similar to the causes of a 2005 oil refinery explosion in Texas. Both were at facilities owned by BP, the company formerly known as British Petroleum.

Bob Moon of Marketplace talks to Madeleine Brand about the evidence against BP.