BP Oil Spill Disaster - Overview - HD
Overview of the BP oil spill, from the initial explosion on the rig to underwater views of the escaping oil.
BP Press Conference on Oil Spill
BP press conference / news conference on the Alaskian Oil spill that occurred on Monday.
Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill
00:00:06:19 - 00:02:54:14: This interview was made as the first oil (from the April 20th BP Deepwater Horizon Rig explosion) was just offshore Pensacola Beach by about 4 miles. FL Governor Charlie Christ was onboard the Orion a Florida Wildlife Patrol Boat checking out the Pensacola Bay boom defenses near the Pensacola Pass. (Master Clip Source: Crist interview 1 for GIW)
BP OIL SPILL BRIEFING CUTS
US DC Lynch BP (Lon NR)
US, States Finalize Settlement Over BP Oil Spill
BP OIL SPILL - PART ONE (CQ04273)
Aerial of oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Aerial footage of boats fighting fire from on the Deep Water Horizon oil rig. Lines of oil containment boom brought by boat. Containment boom spread out on the beach in St. Tammany Parish Louisiana next to Lake Pontchartrain. Booms spread along Gulf Coast beaches. Gulf fishermen bring their boats into port. Seagulls flying, a pelican in the water covered with oil. Aerial of oil slick in the Gulf. Fishing boats into port. Oily water washes over the shores of a small island. BP’s Chief Operating Officer Bryan Suttles comments on inability to stem the flow of oil "You would see me doing cartwheels down the hallway if that was actually the case." Florida Governor Charlie Crist on the oil spill "We have to prepare for the worst and hope for the best." A ship loaded with oil containment booms heads out into the Gulf. Clean-up workers load a boat. Fishing boats docked. Workers lay oil containment boom to protect marshlands. Seabirds fly, land in the waters, terns fly and land on their beach nesting grounds. Coast Guard helicopter flies over the Gulf of Mexico, aerial shots of oil booms floating in the water below. Workers welding a large containment dome, attempt to contain oil flowing into the Gulf. President Barrack Obama stands with a USCG representative and examines a map of the Gulf Coast and the oil spill. President Obama asks Coast Guard representatives "How do we plug this hole?" Aerial of Gulf Coast beaches. President Obama speaks: "So let me be clear BP is responsible for this leak. BP will be paying the bill. But, as President of the United States I'm going to spare no effort to respond to this crisis as long as it continues." Aerial shots of Gulf coast beaches protected by floating booms. Aerial of oil slick. Exterior shot of BP regional headquarters in Houma, LA. Workers load oil containment booms onto boats. Aerial shots of slick from British Petroleum oil spill. VOICE OVER NOT FOR USE
MAREE NOIRE / TENTATIVE BP
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COAST GUARD / OIL SPILL
UPDATE ON THE BRITISH PETROLEUM (BP) OIL SPILL. ALL SIGNS ARE GOOD THAT CLEANUP IS GOING SMOOTHLY AND THAT MOST OIL IS NOT REACHING SHORELINES. ALSO, THERE ARE NO SIGNS OF DRUGS OR ALCOHOL FROM THE CREW OF THE SHIP.
BP OIL SPILL - PART TWO (CQ04274)
Aerial of huge ship bringing the containment dome to the site of the leaking oil well. Graphics showing how the two containment domes would stop the oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. Footage from underwater camera showing underwater robots capping part of the well leaking oil. Oil slick on the surface of the water. British Petroleum CEO Tony Hayward: "We will prevail. We will fix it. And we will take full responsibility for doing it." Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser explains steps being taken to protect the shoreline from the oil spill. Local response to the oil spill; a ship transports anchor columns to establish at-sea command center for nearby townships attempts to contain the spill. United States Coast Guard spokesperson: "I know we are all hoping this containment system will work. But, I want to remind everybody that this containment system is the first of its kind deployed in 5,000 feet of water." BP CEO Tony Hayward: "We're fighting it in the sub-sea, we're fighting it on the surface, and we are going to defend the shoreline." Aerial of oil slick. Nungesser on taking local steps to stop the spill: "If it gets back into the backwaters, into the bayous, it will devastate south Louisiana for years to come." Still photographs of containment dome being lowered into the water. Hayward: "I don't want to be overly optimistic that this is going to work perfectly. It may work to a degree, but we have to go try and see." Oil washing ashore on the Chandeleur Islands in Louisiana. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal speaks on need to keep slick out of wetlands. BP planes distributing chemical dispersants over the oil slick. Aerial shots of oil spill washing into marshlands. A meeting of Gulf fishermen. Beaches lined with containment booms. Exterior of local BP headquarters. US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar: "I pressed the CEOs of BP as well as the engineers to work harder and faster and smarter to get the job done." Graphics showing drilling of relief well. Work crew loads containment boom onto a ship. Aerial of marshy shoreline washed with oily water. Close up of marsh grasses full of oil. Wetlands covered in oily water. Fan boat through the marsh. Broken containment booms, surrounded by oil slick. More CU s of oil in the marsh. Hayward calls impact to Gulf Coast "Very, very modest." Nungesser examines marsh grass covered in oil. Governor Bobby Jindal: "The heavy oil is here. This is the day that everybody was worried about... that day is here." Oil slick infiltrating Gulf wetlands. Jindal: "So much of the marine life that’s out there goes to lay their eggs... to give birth to their young, this helps to re-populate the rest of the gulf." Marsh grasses full of water. Nungesser shows cameras oil-soaked reeds. Underwater camera showing oil leaking into the Gulf of Mexico. VOICE OVER NOT FOR USE
ALASKA OIL SPILL
BP Press Conference on Oil Spill
BP press conference / news conference on the Alaskian Oil spill that occurred on Monday.
US DC Lynch BP
US, States Finalize Settlement Over BP Oil Spill
ADMIRAL YOST LATEST ON OIL SPILL (1990)
THE HEAD OF THE COAST GUARD SAYS THE OIL SPILL OFF THE CALIFORNIA COAST IS A MAJOR SPILL, BUT SO FAR IS FAR LESS THAN IT COULD HAVE BEEN. AN ESTIMATED 300,000 GALLONS SPILLED FROM THE AMERICAN TRADER, BUT QUICK ACTION AND HELPFUL WINDS SO FAR HAS KEPT THE DAMAGE FROM BEING AS BAD AS IT COULD HAVE BEEN. HE ALSO STRESSED BP IS PICKING UP THE ENTIRE COST OF THE CLEAN UP OPERATION.
KEVIN COSTNER SPEAKS ABOUT OIL SPILL - HD
Actor Kevin Costner speaks to law makers on Capitol Hill about how to solve the BP oil spill. PLEASE NOTE - news reporter audio is for reference only and is not available for licensing purposes. Note Mastered in H.264 HQ 1920x1080 H.264 29.97 fps - All forms of HD and SD available.
BP Press Conference on Oil Spill
BP press conference / news conference on the Alaskian Oil spill that occurred on Monday.
BP OIL SPILL CLEANUP
SCENES FROM BP OIL SPILL - HD
Various scenes covering the BP oil spill the underwater rig leak, oil-covered water and birds, a beach with swimmers, and a commercial fisherman at work. Note Mastered in H.264 HQ 1920x1080 H.264 29.97 fps - All forms of HD and SD available.
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Researchers studying the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill say it could be years before they understand how the exposure to oil and dispersants is impacting people in the Gulf. But fishermen say they are already having health issues. (April 11)
BRITISH PETROLEUM TALKS ON OIL SPILL (1990)
CALIFORNIA SENATOR ALAN CRANSTON AND JAMES ROSS, HEAD OF BRITISH PETROLEUM AMERICA TALK ABOUT YESTERDAY’S OIL SPILL OFF THE COAST OF CALIFORNIA. THE OIL TANKER “AMERICAN TRADER” APPARENTLY PUNCTURED ITS OWN HULL.
BP OIL SPILL - PART THREE (CQ04275)
Tar balls on a Gulf coast beach. Wetlands washed with oily water. Oil slick washing up on shore, covering beaches. Computer monitors showing underwater camera of oil well leaking into the ocean. More shots from underwater camera showing oil spill. Aerial of oil slick, oil washing onto beaches. A pelican covered in oil. Grand Isle Mayor David Camardelle testifies before Congressional committee: "Please, send us some help." More shots from underwater camera showing oil spill. Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser testifies before Congress "I have spent more time fighting the officials of BP and to Coast Guard than fighting the oil." Clean-up workers on the beach, on a boat. Another pelican covered in oil. Oil in Pensacola, Florida bay. Skimming boats try to clean oil from water. A beach in Alabama covered in tar balls. Containment booms off-shore, stacked on beaches. Florida Senator Bill Nelson: "Florida was not notified…. We are livid." Boats tracking the British Petroleum oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Aerial of oil slick, beaches covered in oil. Workers stack bags filled with tar balls. A dolphin pulled from the ocean, rescued from the oil spill. Underwater images of oils spewing into the gulf from the well. Vacuum barges head into the Gulf. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal talks to a National Guardsman. Jindal examines barges that have been shut down, explains difficulties getting barges out to clean the oil slick. VOICE OVER NOT FOR USE
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