How oil, profit and politics came close to destroying hundred-year-old industry giant, BP.
The explosion which destroyed the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico on 20th April 2010 and the terrible oil spill that followed precipitated not only an environmental disaster but a political uproar in the USA and a financial crisis for BP and its investors. With extraordinary access to those intimately involved, this film presents an inside account of this catastrophe featuring a host of interviews with key industry insiders including world exclusives with the new Chief Executive of BP, Bob Dudley and Tony Haywood, his predecessor who was at the helm of the company throughout the darkest days of the crisis. Other industry experts provide background including John Hofmeister, former President of Shell and Robert Reich, former economic adviser to President Obama.
Watch the full documentary (59 minutes)