Kevin Lacy, BP's former senior V. P. for drilling resigned in 2009 after expressing concerns over the company's safety culture.
"On Wednesday, Kevin Lacy, BP's former senior vice president for drilling operations for the Gulf, said in video testimony that he resigned from the oil giant in 2009 after expressing concerns over the company's safety culture."
Absolutely, they have had safety problems. Their refinery in Houston kept blowing up every couple of years. But he didn't say that he resigned over safety concerns for blow out preventors or even drilling rigs.