Spill some oil, have a major safety disaster and it will cost you. BP still is learning just how much. According to Bloomberg data, the Pentagon’s former go-to for fuel is now the biggest loser among federal vendors. BP lost more than a quarter of its contracting dollars in fiscal 2013. That’s just over $650 million. Devon Hewitt, government contracts lawyer at Protorae Law, spoke with Tom Temin and Emily Kopp on The Federal Drive about how a contractor can climb back from a spectacular fall.
Tom Temin is the host of The Federal Drive, which airs from 6-10 a.m. on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C. region and online everywhere. Tom has 30 years experience in journalism, mostly in technology markets. Before coming to Federal News Radio, he was a long-serving editor-in-chief of Government Computer News and Washington Technology magazines.