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USCG...The newest weapon in PR

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Transocean ... Ya, the rig guys.

If that's still not enough to raise your eyebrows then maybe this will. O'Brien's has another division called PIERS systems. PIERS systems is a software company. They produce an incident management system that, well, I will let them tell you in their own words:

"The PIER System is an all-in-one, web-based solution for crisis communications management, mass notification, public and media relations, employee communications, business continuity and more."

Deepwaterhorizonresponse.com, the original "official" gulf catastrophe website, is PIERS-based. Not only the national response site, but all the little ones as well also run on PIERS. In fact they are kinda proud of it!

"PIER Systems has worked closely with the US Coast Guard for over nine years. All Coast Guard public affairs operations use PIER for routine daily communication as well as for major events such as Hurricane Katrina and the Gulf Spill. Similarly, PIER has also worked with BP for over 8 years providing multiple PIER sites for crisis and public communication purposes in many locations throughout the world ". The other response sites are also run on PIERS (alabamagulfresponse.com, louisianagulfresponse.com, mississippigulfresponse.com and floridagulfresponse.com )"

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