BP prioritized on safety and there were no cost saving talks before the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Patrick O'Bryan, the company's former vice president of drilling and completions for the Gulf. "They took pride in what they did. They wanted to deliver a well but they wanted to deliver a safe well," he said during a civil trial over the incident. His remarks wrapped up BP's defense and marked the end of the trial's initial phase.
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