Manage episode 290497101 series 2818576
On April 20, 2010, 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana, the unthinkable happened when a surge of methane gas known as a “kick” sparked an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig and caused the largest marine oil spill in history killing 11 men.
Drink du jour:
Gulf Sour Series
Chandeleur Island Brewing
Konrad, John and Shroder, Tom. Fire on the Horizon: The Untold Story of the Gulf Oil Disaster. HarperCollins, 2011.
Slat, Boyan. “Whales Likely Impacted by Great Pacific Garbage Patch.” The Ocean Cleanup, 10 Apr. 2019, www.theoceancleanup.com/updates/whales-likely-impacted-by-great-pacific-garbage-patch.
Barstow, David, Rohde, David and Saul, Stephanie. “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hours.” 25 Dec. 2010, www.nytimes.com/2010/12/26/us/26spill.html.
Finn, Kathy, “BP lied about size of U.S. Gulf oil spill, lawyers tell trial.” 30 Sept. 2013, www.reuters.com/article/us-bp-trial/bp-lied-about-size-of-u-s-gulf-oil-spill-lawyers-tell-trial