What 25,000 Barrels Looks Like

by Ed Lau on June 21, 2010

By now I’m sure you’ve heard that BP has turned the Gulf of Mexico into a giant oily mess, incurring the wrath of environmentalist, the government, and pretty much everyone on the planet. Apparently the rate at which oil is being dumped into the ocean is 25,000 barrels per day and while that already seems like quite a lot, this video using the Unreal engine demonstrates exactly how massive that really is.

Never fear, though. I hear Kevin Costner is on the job and if there’s anyone that knows about how to clean up the ocean, it’s the guy that made Waterworld

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sell textbooks online June 28, 2010 at 7:22 am

What an amazing way to see it. It really puts things into perspective., I have heard of many things that the government is not doing that as worked in the past. What is up with that? This entire subject just gets me heated.

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Darrell | Article Rewriter June 29, 2010 at 7:56 pm

I won’t be surprised based on the latest figures if it reaches 100,000 barrels a day. I mean they have constantly under estimated the amount from day one. Looking forward to BP getting their bucks kicked in a court of law.

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viral marketing July 3, 2010 at 8:01 am

Woow really gives you the perspective!

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