Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Natural-Gas-Burnoff-at-Discoverer-Enterprise-27MZIFI31313.htmlConceptually similarNatural Gas Burnoff at Discoverer EnterpriseGP029JUCompleted★★★★Natural Gas Burnoff at Discoverer EnterpriseGP029JQCompleted★★★★Natural Gas Burn Off at Discoverer EnterpriseGP029JSCompleted★★★★Gas Flaring Discoverer EnterpriseGP029JVCompleted★★★★BP Oil Spill Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill SiteGP029K8Completed★★★★BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill BurnoffGP029JXCompleted★★★★Collecting Oil from Oil Rig DisasterGP023AHCompleted★★★★Collecting Oil from Oil Rig DisasterGP023AICompleted★★★★BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill BurnoffGP029J5Completed★★★★View AllGP029JRNatural Gas Burnoff at Discoverer EnterpriseGas from the damaged Macondo wellhead is burned at the drillship Discoverer Enterprise in a process known as flaring. Gas and oil from the wellhead are being brought to the surface via a tube that was placed inside the damaged pipe.Locations:North America-United States of AmericaDate:16 May, 2010Credit:© United States Coast GuardMaximum size:332px X 500pxRestrictions:This image is released into the Public Domain by the United States Coast Guard through the Deepwater Horizon oil spill response Unified Command. Okay for Greenpeace use. Mandatory credit: United States Coast Guard/Patrick Kelley - No SALESKeywords:Boats-British Petroleum (BP)-Disasters-Drillships-Evening-Fires-Flares (pyrotechnic)-Gasoline-KWCI (GPI)-Negative mood-Oceans (campaign title)-Oil (fossil fuel)-Oil (Industry)-Oil drilling-Oil spills-Outdoors-Public Domain (license type)-Ships-Silhouettes-Sunsets-Toxics (campaign title)Shoot:Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig DisasterScenes from the Deepwater Horizon drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The BP leased, Transocean mobile offshore drilling platform was engulfed in flames after an explosion April 20 and sank in 5,000 feet of water in the Gulf of Mexico. Eleven workers died. Oil gushed from the deepwater wellhead into the Gulf of Mexico for more than 100 days until a relief well was drilled and the leaking well clogged with mud.