Podcast Episode 43 – Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill

In this new episode, you will learn about the recent ruling regarding the 2010 BP oil spill that occurred as a result of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig. This rig was operated by the company British Petroleum (BP) at the time and they were just found guilty of gross negligence, and may be required to pay up to $18 billion in additional damages, beyond the $28 billion they have already paid.

To learn more about this devastating oil spill and a lot of great vocabulary and expressions related to this topic, listen to the episode at the bottom of this page, on the Podcast page or in iTunes.

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In the Lesson Guide you get the entire transcript, so that you can double check your understanding, vocabulary words with meanings and sample sentences, as well as some multiple choice and true/false questions, questions to answer in writing with sample answers and links to additional articles, websites and videos so that you can explore this subject in more depth.

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