Reading The Pictures is dedicated to the analysis of news photos and media images.
July 30, 2010

How BP Can Afford to Take All Those Losses and Risks in the (US) Gulf…

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin

(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin / Released)

This military photo shows one of 6000 US flights and 33,000 fill-ups over Afghanistan… which comes to 400 mil pounds of fuel, the largest supplier being, yep,  BP!

(Caption:  U.S. Marine Corps F-18 Hornets refuel with a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron over Afghanistan on July 8, 2010. The 340th EARS is deployed to a base in Southwest Asia. Coalition tankers have flown greater than 6,000 sorties, offloaded greater than 400 million pounds of fuel and refueled nearly 33,000 aircraft as of June 30, 2010.)

Comments Powered by Disqus

Refresh Archives

Random Notes