Containment Chambers in Pictures

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BP is going to try to put a lid over over the largest leak source. The containment chamber is designed to collect the oil so that it can be pumped to a tanker at the surface.

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  • Containment Chambers in Pictures

    1. containment structure in pictures gulf coast oil spill 2010 watercrunch.com
    2. © BP p.l.c.
    3. © BP p.l.c.
    4. © BP p.l.c.
    5. 125-ton, 14’ x 24’ x 40’ structure © BP p.l.c.
    6. Top of Dome © BP p.l.c.
    7. © BP p.l.c.
    8. “mud flaps” have been added to the sides of the structure. These flaps enable the structure to settle into the sea bottom and complete the enclosure. © BP p.l.c.
    9. Built by Wild Well Control, an oil-disaster response company. Text © BP p.l.c.
    10. © BP p.l.c.

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