Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Company Executives

Witnesses testified about the circumstances surrounding the ongoing spill of crude oil from the well site in the Gulf of… read more

Witnesses testified about the circumstances surrounding the ongoing spill of crude oil from the well site in the Gulf of Mexico. Executives from BP and Transocean talked about the accident which caused the oil spill, safety records, efforts underway to cap the leaking well, and clean up efforts undertaken by the companies. They also answered questions from members about the choice of chemical dispersant used and business interests in the company that provided the dispersant. close

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Program ID:
293597-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 19, 2010
Last Aired:
May 23, 2010

Airing Details

  • May 19, 2010 | 10:07am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2010 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2010 | 1:13pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2010 | 4:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 19, 2010 | 4:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 20, 2010 | 12:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2010 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 23, 2010 | 12:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 23, 2010 | 2:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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