Reader reaction to Reuters news
Million vs. billion, again…
LAGUNA NIGUEL, California (Reuters) – Oil major BP Plc plans to invest more than $1 billion (650 million pounds) this year on alternative energy development, the head of BP’s alternative energy unit said on Tuesday.
BP is not investing £650 BILLION plus – the article clearly states £650 MILLION (or ONE BILLION dollars)
Oops indeed. We corrected: GBU Editor
The sign of a British Petroleum petrol station is reflected in raindrops on a car window in Loughborough, central England, February 2, 2010. (photograph rotated 180 degrees). REUTERS/Darren Staples