For decades the exorbitant costs of drilling deep kept commercial rigs close to shore. But shrinking reserves, spiking oil prices, and spectacular 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 Apr 2010 Seriously, they look like something out of a Bruckheimer film. oil rig explosion 3 1 May 2019 The Trump administration is poised to relax offshore drilling requirements imposed in response to the Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed 11
Deepwater Horizon rig sinking. BP acted with “gross negligence” in the disaster, and BP pleaded guilty in 2013 to manslaughter for the rig workers' deaths.
A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history. Deepwater Horizon was still working on the Macondo site on 20 April 2010, when a violent explosion occurred leading to destruction of the rig and resulting oil spill. Eight catastrophic failures led to the explosion that destroyed the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 people and leading to one of the biggest oil leaks in history The explosion killed 11 crew members and set off the worst oil spill in U.S. history. In fact, the Deepwater rig had gone an extraordinary seven years without a single accident serious enough to Just as the oil in the well itself ignites and destroys the rig, the two jump into the water and are picked up by rescuers, who then ferry them to the Damon Bankston where the surviving crew mourn their lost crewmen and say the Lord's Prayer.
One year on, what is the environmental legacy of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of cost The cost of Deepwater Horizon to BP itself Deepwater Horizon oil rig on fire
21 Apr 2010 An explosion at an oil rig owned by Transocean, the world's largest offshore drilling contractor, in the US Gulf of Mexico, has left seven workers Deepwater Horizon Rig Sinks in Explosion. 11 Workers Still Not Found. April 22, 2010. Crews searched by air and water for 11 workers still missing from the The Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion was the April 20, 2010, explosion and subsequent fire on the Deepwater Horizon semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit, which was owned and operated by Transocean and drilling for BP in the Macondo Prospect oil field about 40 miles southeast off the Louisiana coast. The explosion and subsequent fire resulted in the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon and the deaths of 11 workers; 17 others were injured. The same blowout that caused the explosion a