Embattled BP CEO Hayward to testify before Congress next week
WASHINGTON – WASHINGTON (AP) — Tony Hayward, the embattled CEO of BP, will make his first appearance on Capitol Hill since the catastrophic Gulf oil spill when he testifies before a congressional committee next week.
Hayward is scheduled to appear at a House Energy and Commerce oversight and investigations subcommittee hearing June 17. The subject of the hearing is the role of BP in the Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.
Hayward enraged some when he said, "I'd like my life back." He's sure to receive pointed questions from lawmakers about the cause of the accident and the response to it.