Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Report, Day 2, Scientific Experts

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 comments by the commission co-chairs, San Sankar questioned experts on deepwater drilling. During their testimony, witnesses said that an internal BP memo indicated that the Deepwater Horizon oil rig workers were pressured to complete work on the well.

This was the second day of the fifth series of hearings. close

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

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  • Donald F. Boesch Member National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Bob Graham Co-Chair National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Steve Lewis Drilling Engineer Seldovia Marine Services
  • William K. Reilly Co-Chair National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Sam Sankar Deputy Chief Counsel National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Christopher A. Smith Designated Federal Officer National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • E.C. Thomas Owner and Consulting Petrophysicist Bayou Petrophysics
  • Frances "Fran" Ulmer Member National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling
  • Charles Williams Chief Scientist Shell Oil
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Program ID:
296487-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Hearing
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 9, 2010
Last Aired:
Nov 10, 2010

Airing Details

  • Nov 09, 2010 | 9:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 09, 2010 | 10:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 09, 2010 | 12:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 09, 2010 | 9:13pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 10, 2010 | 7:36am EST | C-SPAN 2
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