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TheSpillBy Manny,Mercedes, Sheenaand WeiExamining thefactors that affected thechoice of adjustmentsbefore, and responsesto...
The Spill Itself30% of oil endedup on the seafloorto damage coralreefs and plantlife.4.9 million barrels of oilwas spilled...
The U.S.& Oil13% of U.S.foreign oil comesfrom Saudi ArabiaThe U.S.consumes about6.87 billion barrelsof oil per year =18.83...
More: U.S. and OilAround $40 billion in taxbreaks is given to the fivelargest energy companiesoperating in the U.S.153,000...
ResponsibilityFormer BP CEO Tony HaywardPresident ObamaOilriggersThere has been an oilspill in the Gulf ofMexico about eve...
Response$40 billion in cleanup fromBPNew U.S. legislation forstricter drilling practicesStill to come...enforcement and cu...
Image Bibliography1. www.nature.com2. radyananda.wordpress.com3. www.bbc.co.uk4. emergency-usa.blogspot.com5. www.nola.com...
BibliographyThe Ocean Portal Team. "Gulf Oil Spill." Ocean Portal by The Smithsonian Institution. Ocean Portal Find YourBl...
BibliographyThe Ocean Portal Team. "Gulf Oil Spill." Ocean Portal by The Smithsonian Institution. Ocean Portal Find YourBl...
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Examining the Factors Affecting Preparation and Responses to the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

  1. 1. TheSpillBy Manny,Mercedes, Sheenaand WeiExamining thefactors that affected thechoice of adjustmentsbefore, and responsesto, the DeepwaterHorizon disaster.Before and After
  2. 2. The Spill Itself30% of oil endedup on the seafloorto damage coralreefs and plantlife.4.9 million barrels of oilwas spilled over an 87day period.The Gulf spill was theworst in U.S. history.
  3. 3. The U.S.& Oil13% of U.S.foreign oil comesfrom Saudi ArabiaThe U.S.consumes about6.87 billion barrelsof oil per year =18.83 millionbarrels per day
  4. 4. More: U.S. and OilAround $40 billion in taxbreaks is given to the fivelargest energy companiesoperating in the U.S.153,000 oil jobs just inthe Gulf coastal region.
  5. 5. ResponsibilityFormer BP CEO Tony HaywardPresident ObamaOilriggersThere has been an oilspill in the Gulf ofMexico about everyfifteen months since1958.
  6. 6. Response$40 billion in cleanup fromBPNew U.S. legislation forstricter drilling practicesStill to come...enforcement and culturalchangeNegativemediacoveragepreservedpublic outrage.
  7. 7. Image Bibliography1. www.nature.com2. radyananda.wordpress.com3. www.bbc.co.uk4. emergency-usa.blogspot.com5. www.nola.com6. apophaticattic.wordpress.com7. bps-research-digest.blogspot.com8. www.treehugger.com
  8. 8. BibliographyThe Ocean Portal Team. "Gulf Oil Spill." Ocean Portal by The Smithsonian Institution. Ocean Portal Find YourBlue, n.d. Web. 22 May 2013."The Importance of Arab Oil in the American Economy." Arab-American Business. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May2013."How Much Oil Does the United States Consume per Year?" EIA U.S Energy Information Administration. U.SEnergy Information Administration, 15 Nov. 2012. Web. 22 May 2013.http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/29/us-obama-energy-idUSBRE82S11P20120329http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2013/04/18/deepwater-horizon/http://www.nola.com/news/gulf-oil-spill/index.ssf/2012/04/regulatory_overhaul_may_be_gul.html
  9. 9. BibliographyThe Ocean Portal Team. "Gulf Oil Spill." Ocean Portal by The Smithsonian Institution. Ocean Portal Find YourBlue, n.d. Web. 22 May 2013."The Importance of Arab Oil in the American Economy." Arab-American Business. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 May2013."How Much Oil Does the United States Consume per Year?" EIA U.S Energy Information Administration. U.SEnergy Information Administration, 15 Nov. 2012. Web. 22 May 2013.http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/29/us-obama-energy-idUSBRE82S11P20120329http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2013/04/18/deepwater-horizon/http://www.nola.com/news/gulf-oil-spill/index.ssf/2012/04/regulatory_overhaul_may_be_gul.html

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