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Meet Bob Dudley, BP's Tough New Gulf Boss

American Bob Dudley takes over spill management

(Newser) - Now that Tony Hayward has gotten his life back , BP is turning to a yank—Bob Dudley—to salvage its Gulf debacle, and the managing director may actually have had tougher jobs than this one. Dudley made a name for himself by steering BP's Russian consortium through a bizarre political... More »

Industrial Spying Charges Deepen Russia-UK Flap

Two with ties to Britain arrested for espionage in Moscow

(Newser) - Two brothers, one with ties to a UK-Russia joint oil venture, have been arrested in Moscow and accused of industrial espionage, the BBC reports. Ilya and Alexander Zaslavsky were charged after yesterday's raid on oil giant TNK-BP, but analysts say Russia's interest in the matter goes beyond spying, as the... More »

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