Under a legal settlement announced on Friday, Dec 16 by BP, Cameron International, maker of the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer that failed to stop the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year, has agreed to pay $250 million to BP.
HOUSTON, TX – The Gulf oil spill that occurred on April 20, 2010, due to defects in the blowout preventer on the Deepwater Horizon. has prompted new innovations in safety equipment. Earlier this month in Houston at the Offshore Technology Conference, three major manufacturers of blowout preventers announced new designs, an annual display of the… read more
HOUSTON, TX – On PBS Newshour, Hari Sreenivasan conducts an interview with Chris Choy, his wife, Monica and his attorney, maritime lawyer Steve Gordon. One Year Later after the explosion, fire and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon, oil rig worker, Chris Choy has had no income and his case is stalled in Federal Court.