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Blowout: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The gusher unleashed in the Gulf of Mexico continues to spew crude oil. There are no reliable estimates of how much oil is pouring into the gulf. But it comes to many millions of gallons since the catastrophic blowout. Eleven men were killed in the explosions that sank one of the most sophisticated drilling rigs in the world, the "Deepwater Horizon."

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David Fox
4.4
by David Fox - May. 17, 2010

Compelling story from an eyewitness/survivor to the unfolding disaster - the rig's chief electronics technician. Very clear descriptions of events leading up to the explosion and what may have caused it. Only downside is that none of the parties on the other side of the issue were willing to comment on-camera (BP, Transocean, Haliburton).

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