PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Thriller
A dramatization of the disaster in April 2010, when the offshore drilling rig called the Deepwater Horizon exploded, resulting in the worst oil spill in American history.
The pressure test costs about what, a hundred and fifteen thousand? BP is a thirty three billion dollar company, and you say you can't afford...
Vidrine: That is why we are a thirty SIX billion dollar company, because we worry about all those bills.
Jimmy Harrell: I worry ...
During the movie, there are several views showing the seabed and the BOP stack. Some gas bubbles can be seen escaping from the ground. As the movie proceeds, the gas bubble release intensifies. This is impossible as the only path to surface from the reservoir is through the various casings and the drill pipe, and up the riser. For gas to escape at the seabed, there should have been more than one failed cement job or casing failure. The reservoir is self contained in impervious rock far below the seabed. No path outside of the well bore for gas to escape.
During the opening logos and first few opening credits, you can hear a real life audio clip from the trial that ensued following the disaster.
$20,223,544 (USA) (9 October 2016)
$61,284,947 (USA) (2 December 2016)
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