VIDEO: "The Roughneck's Lament"
Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 14, 2010
The statistics about the oil spill continue to come in, showing that the size and the scope of the response are unprecedented. At last report, there were hundreds of vessels and more than 25,000 people--scientists, engineers, wildlife experts, shrimpers and others--working together to battle the spill and plug the well.
Each of these individuals has a story to tell, but few are as poignant as those told to The New York Times aboard a drilling rig. These offshore oil workers recently learned that the administration's six-month deepwater drilling moratorium could destroy their jobs and force the rig to move overseas.
Their stories are available in a video called "The Roughneck's Lament."
About The Author
- Blogger Conference Call - Oil Sands Development and the Keystone XL
- Blogger Conference Call - ExxonMobil Earnings and Taxes
- Blogger Conference Call - Industry Earnings and Public Pension Plan Ownership
- ETR 130 - The Oil and Natural Gas Industry's Contribution to State Pension Plans
- Keystone Pipeline: The Sooner, the Better
- Capping Stack: A Positive Outcome from a Tragic Accident
- deepwater horizon
- energy policy
- gulf of mexico
- gulf oil spill
- offshore drilling
- oil spill cleanup
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