Tagged: Deepwater Horizon

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

Is New Zealand prepared for a major oil spill? - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin May 04, 2010

UPDATE: New Zealand is facing its own potential environmental crisis as a stricken container ship remains grounded on a reef near Tauranga Harbour, with 1700 tons of heavy fuel oil onboard… From last year… The ecological disaster unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico has reminded us of how fragile our natural environment is and the repercussions we face … Read More