Missing oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill may have ended up at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico. The Deepwater Horizon spill in 2010 spewed more than 600 million litres of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.
On 15 November, the US government and BP Exploration and Production Inc reached a settlement that requires the company to pay $4 billion in penalties for the 20 April 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Through a GoMRI RFP-II grant-funded study “Effect of Photochemistry on Biotransformation of Crude Oil,” will look closely at how light impacts surface oil.
Modeling Study Suggests Dispersants Used at Wellhead had Marginal Effect on Oil Reaching Surface Waters
Scientists studying the use of sub-sea chemical dispersants during the Deepwater Horizon spill published their recent findings.