Crime on the High Seas – the “Deepwater Horizon” Oil Rig Disaster

An environmental disaster is spreading through the Gulf of Mexico and beyond. On April 20th, there was an explosion and then a fire on the deepwater oil drilling rig the “Deepwater Horizon” operated by Transocean Ltd. under contract from British Petroleum (BP). Eleven workers lost their lives in the explosion. The rig then capsized and […]

WORKING?

,Working, they said it is working. “It appears that the application of the subsea dispersant is actually working,” Doug Suttles, BP’s chief operating officer for exploration and production, said Saturday. “The oil in the immediate vicinity of the well and the ships and rigs working in the area is diminished from previous observations.” If I […]