Tag: Deepwater Horizon
“Instead of learning lessons from the BP disaster, President Trump is proposing to radically expand offshore drilling, while dismantling the few protections put in place as a result of the catastrophic blowout.”
Are we any closer to preventing a similar—or worse—catastrophe?
As oil and gas production moves into ever-deeper waters, the goal should be to respond faster, more effectively and with a better understanding of what’s happening in real time.
The rescued crew members are being treated at local hospitals and a search is underway for the missing man.
Seven years ago yesterday, a blowout at an ultra-deepwater well operated by British oil giant BP in the Gulf of Mexico caused an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig and ultimately led to 134 million gallons of oil spewing into the Gulf.