Deepwater Horizon


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Deepwater Horizon

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:

Guava Jelly

Sour Ale

Gulf Sour Series

Chandeleur Island Brewing

Gulfport, Mississippi

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,

Barstow, David, Rohde, David and Saul, Stephanie. “Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hours.” 25 Dec. 2010,

Finn, Kathy, “BP lied about size of U.S. Gulf oil spill, lawyers tell trial.” 30 Sept. 2013,

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