As one of the largest corporations in the world, BP has always had a healthy presence here, but its involvement with politicians mostly came to a screeching halt after the Deep Water Horizon exploded and oil began gushing. Whether it was due to politicians refusing to take the money (which actually did happen) or BP trying to keep a low profile, the British oil money did stop flowing into Washington -- faster, in fact, than the actual oil stopped flowing into the Gulf.
FDL produced this video mashup of the two known clips of underwater footage of the remnants of the Deepwater Horizon gushing millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Our video combines today's video release of the largest... Read Post
From the Guardian: Nearly 5m barrels of oil have gushed into the ocean since the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded and sank in April, according to federal scientists. That makes the spill larger than the 3.3m barrels released into Mexi... Read Post
While the Oil Gushes by Tina Dupuy The term “deep water” usually means you’re in trouble and “horizon” is what lies ahead. So the ill-fated drilling rig Deepwater Horizon is aptly named. Doom has arrived on our shores and our prospe... Read Post