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Rig Fire Shows Gulf Oil Spill's Lessons Are Being Ignored

No one died in the second major Gulf of Mexico oil rig mishap this year, and the fire aboard the Mariner Energy platform didn't lead to a spill. But that doesn't make it a win for America: More like a wake-up call that safety is still being given short shrift by the oil industry.

BP's CEO on the Hot Seat Over Gulf Oil Spill

BP CEO Tony Hayward will be grilled before Congress Thursday, nearly two months into the Gulf Oil spill. Hayward is expected to express empathy toward the victims, but lawmakers predict he's in for a "very unpleasant" hearing.