BP CEO Tony Hayward arrives for a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the accident on June 17, 2010. Hayward, making his first appearance before Congress, faced questions about the worst U.S. marine oil spill. He said that multiple breakdowns led to the explosion.
The spill cost Hayward his job following a string of public relations fiascoes that included his saying "I would like my life back" to a group of reporters while touring an oil-slicked beach in Louisiana. A year after leaving BP, Hayward went on to open an investment company, Vallares Plc.
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