Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Oil-Spill-Containment-Structure-Construciton-27MZIFI3OGU6.htmlConceptually similarCreation of Recovery System ChamberGP029IPCompleted★★★★"Top Hat" Oil Spill Containment Chamber DeployedGP029KFCompleted★★★★Creation of Recovery System ChamberGP029IQCompleted★★★★Top Hat Oil Spill Containment Chamber DeployedGP029KECompleted★★★★Video Display of Oil Leak Containment AttemptGP029JKCompleted★★★★Action on Shell Oil Drilling Ship in USGP029CMCompleted★★★★Climate: BP Oil Spill Impacts and Clean up InvestigationGP02976Completed★★★★Climate: BP Oil Spill Impacts and Clean up InvestigationGP02977Completed★★★★Climate: BP Oil Spill Impacts and Clean up InvestigationGP0296MCompleted★★★★View AllGP029INOil Spill Containment Structure ConstrucitonThe base of a pollution containment chamber is moved to a construction area at Wild Well Control, Inc. in Port Fourchon. The chamber, one of the largest ever built, was used in an unsuccessful attempt to contain the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.Locations:Louisiana-North America-United States of AmericaDate:26 Apr, 2010Credit:© United States Coast GuardMaximum size:2790px X 4201pxRestrictions:No Sales; Credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer Third Class Patrick KelleyKeywords:British Petroleum (BP)-Day-Disasters-Equipment-Industrial cranes-KWCI (GPI)-Low angle view-Manual workers-Oceans (campaign title)-Oil (Industry)-Oil spills-One person-Outdoors-Summer-Sunny-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.