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Relief Wells, Gas, and Crude Flaring Ships, BP Well Site
Relief Wells, Gas, and Crude Flaring Ships, BP Well Site
SLU Digital CollectionPhotographs at St. Lawrence University
TitleRelief Wells, Gas, and Crude Flaring Ships, BP Well Site
CreatorBraasch, Gary
Creator-BiographyAmerican
CultureAmerican
Date2010
Classgraphic arts
Typephotograph
Format-Mediumdigital chromogenic color print
Dimensions16 x 20 in.
DescriptionSite of doomed Deepwater Horizon drill rig, now called "The Source, " with two collecting and burning ships, attendant vessels, and two relief well platforms. Q4000 rig on right burns oil from 5000 feet below; the Discoverer Enterprise is burning methane after separating it from crude oil. Relief well is being drilled by the rig Development Driller III, at left. Aerial flight access by Southwings
SubjectBP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010; oil well drilling rigs; offshore oil industry; petroleum in submerged lands; color photography
Subject-Geographic Location (TGN)Mexico, Gulf of
Exhibition-HistoryDeep Looking: Cultural Landscapes in Photography and Film (Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, 18-Aug-2010 to 06-Oct-2010)
SLU ID#2010.13
OwnerRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
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