BP Exec Bob Dudley Answers Viewer Questions on Oil Spill

July 1, 2010

This afternoon, PBS NewsHour Senior Correspondent Ray Suarez will be speaking with Bob Dudley, President and CEO of BP’s Gulf Coast Restoration Organization, at BP’s Houston headquarters for an hour-long interview.

Viewers across the country can begin submitting questions now via  Google Moderator. The interview marks the first time BP has taken questions directly from the nation since BP’s Deep Horizon oil rig exploded on April 20, 2010 spewing millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico and onto the Gulf Coast.

The interview will be streamed live at 3:30p.m. ET on the PBS NewsHour site and YouTube, and can be viewed below. Clips of the interview will also be featured in tonight’s PBS NewsHour broadcast.

Viewers are encouraged to pose questions on a variety of topics, including: BP Accountability, Relief Well Status, Clean-up Plan, Gulf Region Recovery, Government Role, Environmental Impact, Future of BP, Future of Offshore Drilling. Viewers will vote on questions and the top vote getters will have their question posed directly to Bob Dudley.

This interview has passed.  View submitted questions here.