WALTHAM, Mass. ( TheStreet) -- BP (BP - Get Report), the energy company struggling to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico for the past three weeks, may be letting the best solutions fall through the cracks.As the Deepwater Horizon Response Unified Command -- which includes BP; Transocean (RIG - Get Report), which built the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded April 20 and sank; and government agencies -- has received 50,000 calls on its help line, no ideas have stuck. About 30% of callers were looking to submit ideas and others were seeking jobs, says Bryan Ferguson, a BP representative who has been manning phones at the U.S. Coast Guard Joint Information Center in Robert, La.
BP May Be Letting Best Solutions Slip By
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