Investigation of Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Mike Williams

Mike Williams, Transocean chief electronics technician and survivor of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, testified before… read more

Mike Williams, Transocean chief electronics technician and survivor of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion, testified before investigators to recount his memory of the event. Providing information regarding the gas detection system and general alarm system, in this testimony he said that key alarms were turned off prior to the explosion that led to the oil spill.

This was the fifth day of the third session of hearings of the Deepwater Horizon joint investigation held by the United States Coast Guard (USCG) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEM) into the circumstances surrounding the explosion, fire, pollution and sinking of the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit Deepwater Horizon, with multiple loss of life in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. David Dykes and Captain Hung Nguyen co-chaired. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
294728-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Kenner, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Jul 23, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2010

Airing Details

  • Jul 23, 2010 | 2:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 23, 2010 | 3:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 23, 2010 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 23, 2010 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 24, 2010 | 2:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 12, 2010 | 11:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2010 | 10:26pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 13, 2010 | 2:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 15, 2010 | 4:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 22, 2010 | 5:51pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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