What is the name of the oil rig in the documentary?

What is the name of the oil rig in the documentary?

the Deepwater Horizon
About the Documentary On April 20, 2010, communities throughout the Gulf Coast of the United States were devastated by the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon, a state-of-the-art offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico drilling a well owned in majority by BP.

Can British Petroleum be held criminally responsible for the Deepwater Horizon oil spill?

In 2012, BP agreed to accept criminal responsibility for the disaster and agreed to pay $4.5bn to the US government, thus settling its criminal liability in the spill.

Is the Deepwater Horizon still there?

After approximately 36 hours, Deepwater Horizon sank on 22 April 2010. The remains of the rig were located resting on the seafloor approximately 1,500 m deep at that location, and about 400 m northwest of the well.

What caused the British Petroleum oil spill?

What caused the Deepwater Horizon oil spill? The Deepwater Horizon oil spill occurred after a surge of natural gas blasted through a concrete core recently installed to seal an oil well for later use.

What is currently the largest oil spill in recorded history?

On April 20, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon, operating in the Macondo Prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, exploded and sank resulting in the death of 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon and the largest spill of oil in the history of marine oil drilling operations.

How many survived on Deepwater Horizon?

In total, there were 126 crew members on the rig at the time of the explosion. 94 of the workers who survived were taken by lifeboat and 17 were evacuated by helicopter. Some jumped from the rig as the fire spread.

What is the great invisible about?

A look at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion through the eyes of those who experienced it first-hand and were then left to pick up the pieces, featuring oil executives, survivors and Gulf Coast residents.The Great Invisible / Film synopsis

Is Deepwater Horizon a documentary?

A documentary that examines the April 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico following the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig.

Did Mike Williams throw Andrea Fleytas?

Movie Mike is alone on the burning platform with his 23-year-old co-worker Andrea Fleytas (Gina Rodriquez), who, overcome by fear, is afraid to jump. Williams valiantly saves her by throwing her from the rig, then jumps himself.