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Movie Review: Deepwater Horizon

Now in general release, Deepwater Horizon stars Mark Wahlberg as Mike Williams, an electronics tech stationed aboard the ill-fated drilling rig. The explosion and fire, which occurred off the Louisiana coast on April 20, 2010, killed eleven Transocean hands and led to the largest oil spill in the history of the U.S. 828 more words


CSB has released final reports on Macondo Disaster and the West, TX, explosion

The US Chemical Safety Board has approved and released the final report on the Macondo /Deepwater Horizon  blowout and explosion of 4/20/10 in the Gulf of Mexico. 139 more words

Chemical Industry


Ya pasó el 49º Festival de la Leyenda Vallenata, y todavía resuenan los ecos de los fuelles de los acordeones, y como si de Macondo se tratara, cuando se apaga la alegría de sus notas, empieza el invierno en Colombia dando un matiz nostálgico al ambiente. 658 more words

OSAKA, JAPAN STREET ART: Gabriel García Márquez by DAAS

A new Colombian bar and restaurant is opening in Osaka and the owner wants the theme to be of Macondo, the fictional town in Gabriel García Márquez’s most famous novel, “One Hundred Years of Solitude.”  Osaka-based American artist DAAS, has been commissioned to paint a portrait of the beloved novelist.

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Street Art

"Deepwater Horizon". Economic loss claims from US offshore moratorium dismissed.

On March 10, 2016, Judge Carl Barbier ruled that economic loss claims resulting from the moratorium on offshore drilling imposed by the US government after the ‘Deepwater Horizon’ blowout in 2010 cannot be brought against BP , as the responsible party under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (“OPA”), 33 U.S.C. 36 more words

Admiralty Law