Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Day 1, Bartlit and Sankar

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill released its preliminary findings on the causes of the oil rig explosion in… read more

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill released its preliminary findings on the causes of the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. Following opening remarks by Co-Chairs Bob Graham and William Reilly, Fred Barlit presented a step-by-step computer simulation of the different parts of the well. In his remarks he said that Halliburton knew its cement job on the Macondo well was possibly unstable leading up to the April 20th explosion. Sam Sankar spoke about cementing in the well.

The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill held its fifth series of meetings as part of the commission’s investigation into the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion. Witnesses included representatives from BP, Halliburton and Transocean.  close

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

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Program ID:
296466-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 8, 2010
Last Aired:
Nov 14, 2010

Airing Details

  • Nov 08, 2010 | 9:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2010 | 11:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2010 | 1:09pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2010 | 3:08pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 08, 2010 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 09, 2010 | 3:19am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2010 | 10:33am EST | C-SPAN 1
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