Big, bad BP lobbied UK government about Libya

By Andy Rice 15 July 2010

BP, the oil company everyone loves to hate, has admitted to lobbying the British government for the speedy conclusion of a Prisoner Transfer Agreement with Libya in 2007. However, the company denies that it had anything to do with negations for the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi in 2009. Read more: Reuters


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