The Spill

The Spill

DVD - 2011
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Martin Smith and Abraham Lustgarten explore the corporate history of BP before the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. This investigation reveals a history of safety and environmental violations.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2011]
Edition: Widescreen
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9781608833443
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.7382 Spi


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May 07, 2017

How Big Oil cares for the earth.
Good job of explaining what caused this spill
and why spills are so very frequent.
Well worth the watching if you care about the subject.

Sep 24, 2015

This is a documentary about the safety problems and the corporate culture of "British Petroleum---one of the world's six "supermajor" oil and gas companies.
This was originally broadcast on October 26, 2010.
The problem is obviously the company's policy that valued deal-making and savvy marketing over safety in order to make money.
From BP's vast oil fields in Alaska to its refineries in Texas and its trading rooms in New York and London, the film raises new questions about whether BP's corporate culture will finally be forced to change.

aaa5756 Jun 09, 2013

Very well done and interesting documentary movie. A pleasure to watch. I would recommend this movie for all to see. No fast forwarding no falling asleep on this one. A++ DVD

Jan 09, 2012

The large bonuses to executives for cutting cost without direct (personal) monetary and civil punishment when disasters occurred propel these greedy, irresponsible and incompetent people to highest position in corporations. At the end, excepted these executives, the corporations, employees and the general population must endure the long term effects of the negligences.


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aaa5756 Jun 09, 2013

“The truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” -Winston Churchill

aaa5756 Jun 09, 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King, Jr

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