Oil rig explosion spill

On April 20, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, operating in the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, exploded and sank resulting in the death of 11  The initial oil rig explosion killed 11 people and injured 17 others. President Obama announced that his administration would create a $20 billion spill response  19 Apr 2019 Nine years ago, BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in US history. The disaster on 

The BP oil spill otherwise known as the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill is considered the largest marine related spill in the Oil and Gas industry and it occurred in the Mexican Gulf from around the 20th of April back in 2010. Even before this incident, offshore drilling was controversial and derided by environmentalists. What crews are dealing with is an oil spill from the explosion that continues to grow in the Gulf of Mexico. A controlled attempt to burn off part of the spill started Wednesday evening, the U.S. BP is nearing the end of the $65bn (£47bn) Deepwater Horizon compensation process, it said as it announced an unexpectedly high payout of $1.7bn among the final few hundred outstanding claims. The British oil firm said on Tuesday it would pay the $1.7bn charge in the last quarter of 2017 for court-ordered By Steve Joynt, Press-Register View full size (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) This aerial photo taken on April 21, 2010 shows the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning a day after the explosion that killed

Nine years ago, BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in US history. The disaster on April 20, 2010 killed 11 workers as the

On April 20, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, operating in the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, exploded and sank resulting in the death of 11  The initial oil rig explosion killed 11 people and injured 17 others. President Obama announced that his administration would create a $20 billion spill response  19 Apr 2019 Nine years ago, BP's Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in US history. The disaster on  The Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill Response Efforts. Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon  17 Feb 2020 “On April 20, 2010, a fiery explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig had killed 11 workers and injured 17. One mile underwater, the Macondo 

This article is about the explosion of the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon. For the subsequent oil spill, see Deepwater Horizon 

The Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill Response Efforts. Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the offshore oil rig Deepwater Horizon  17 Feb 2020 “On April 20, 2010, a fiery explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig had killed 11 workers and injured 17. One mile underwater, the Macondo  23 Jun 2018 The Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig exploded on April 20, 2010, killing 11 workers. Gas erupted into a massive fireball, and then the rig  20 Apr 2016 since the BP Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig blowout that spilled 4.9 to be learned from this disaster, as well as ways in which offshore  14 Sep 2010 11 platform workers were killed when the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig exploded on 20 April. Their bodies have never been found, despite a  30 Mar 2011 Settlements with families of workers killed in last year's Deepwater Horizon oil-rig explosion are running at $8 million to $9 million so far,  26 May 2010 There were warning signs of a valve leak nearly five hours before the deadly gulf oil rig explosion, according to an internal BP investigation, 

By Steve Joynt, Press-Register View full size (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) This aerial photo taken on April 21, 2010 shows the Deepwater Horizon oil rig burning a day after the explosion that killed

A timeline of the Gulf oil spill, from the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion that began it, to the containment cap that has slowed the flow of oil Subscribe to TIME http://po.st/SubscribeTIME On April 20, 2010, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The explosion, which killed 11 men, caused the rig to sink and started a catastrophic oil leak from the well. Before it was capped three months later, approximately 134 million gallons of oil had spilled into the Gulf, The Deepwater Horizon oil spill, also known as the BP oil spill, BP oil disaster or the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, was an industrial disaster that began on April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico. The Explosion: It is the largest marine oil spill in history caused by an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and its ultimate sinking. Deepwater Horizon oil spill: controlled burn Controlled burn of oil spilled in the Deepwater Horizon disaster, Gulf of Mexico, May 6, 2010. The burning oil was contained by a length of boom. The burning oil was contained by a length of boom.

23 Apr 2010 Oil-Spill Fears Subside at Rig-Explosion Site. But Deepwater Horizon sinking may fuel opposition to climate change bill. 3 Minute Read 

12 Feb 2020 The BP Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig burning in 2010. The spread of oil from the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico was  20 Apr 2018 Less than a decade after the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, the Trump administration wants to expand offshore drilling. Worse still, it's calling 

On April 20, 2010, an explosion occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil platform, killing 11 workers and triggering the worst oil spill in U.S. history. It took 87 days to cap the well.