Tagged: BP

This is scary! - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott May 31, 2010

Well it must be for citizens of Louisiana and the surrounding US states on the Gulf of Mexico. There are nearly 4,000 active oil and gas platforms in the area! Obviously an accident just waiting to happen. Well actually we might expect several accidents. As PZ Myer points out (A constructive suggestion for retribution against [...] … Read More

What actually went wrong on Deepwater Horizon? - Visibly Shaken

Aimee Whitcroft May 31, 2010

With the Deepwater Horizon line still haemorrhaging oil, there has been a great deal of uncertainty about what actually caused the blowout (a subject of great interest not only to the public, but also to the various companies trying to avoid full liability for the catastrophe). Below, a great infographic from The Times shows exactly what the problem was: … Read More