How Gulf Oil Spill Damages are Being Distributed

How Gulf Oil Spill Damages are Being Distributed

April 18, 2013

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill will be affecting everything around the Gulf of Mexico for years to come, but this incident took an immediate impact on the BP wallet to the tune of $20 billion. This infographic shows what’s been spent so far and who is line to get more. Source

Report on the BP Oil Spill

Report on the BP Oil Spill

March 12, 2013

This is a great infographic which covers the BP Oil Spill in depth. In order to understand the way that information and news about the Gulf Oil Spill flowed online, Social Sphere conducted as analysis of online coverage of the spill during the month of June 2010. In conducting this analysis over 240,000 news articles, […]


The Ecological and Health Consequences of Oil Spill

February 26, 2013

The health consequences of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could be really serious such as cancer, respiratory diseases and hormonal disruptions Source


Worlds Worst Oil Spills

February 14, 2013

This infographic compares the worst oil spills in history, taking into account not only size, but economic and environmental damage. Figures for the current spill in the Gulf of Mexico are estimates, and this infographic uses these estimates to put the current spill into historical perspective.


What if BP had spilled Solar Panels?

January 11, 2013

The BP oil spill is the largest accidental marine spill in the history of drilling for oil, and although the remaining slick poses ‘little additional risk,’ it will take years to fully evaluate the damage. Source


Oil Spill Latest: The Cost of Clumsiness

December 24, 2012

BP originally estimated that the Gulf of Mexico oil spill would be contained with robotic submarines, however early attempts to contain the oil spill failed. Now BP and the Obama administration are left with an ever-worsening environmental catastrophe and a spiralling clean-up bill that runs into billions of dollars. Source

The Deepwater Horizon Oilspill

The Deepwater Horizon Oilspill

December 12, 2012

This infographic explains what the deep water horizon oil spill is, also known as the BP oil spill. It provides data about this oil spill, how much oil gushed out, how it affected the water and sea animals and the national cost for the damage. Finally it provides a timeline of events regarding the oil […]

Keystone Pipeline:

Keystone Pipeline: ‘Built To Spill’

November 30, 2012

The construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, planned to run from the Canadian tar sands to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico, has caused quite a stir. And now it’s also led to the creation of a very detailed graphic. Source

How Keystone Pipelines are

How Keystone Pipelines are ‘Built to Spill’

November 20, 2012

The Keystone pipeline map shows the spills documented in TransCanada’s publicly released safety records alongside the proposed route for Keystone XL, indicating key risk areas near waterways and major metropolitan areas. Source

The Ongoing Disaster of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

The Ongoing Disaster of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

November 8, 2012

Although BP tried to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, there have been damages that is not resolvable that goes beyond just the environment damage. This infographic takes a look at the long term damages of the oil spill.

Crude Awakening

Crude Awakening

September 9, 2012

Infographic World created this detailed graphic. It gives a sense of the scale and of all of the factors affected by the Gulf Oil Spill. It’s a bit intense so open it up larger and spend some time mulling over the details.

How Many Priuses Would It Take To Blot Up BP’s Blunder?

August 9, 2012

One million gallons a day is a lot of oil. According to estimates late last week, that could be the daily rate of oil escaping from the Deepwater Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico. Turns out you’d have to sell almost 1 million Priuses globally to conserve enough gasoline to offset the amount wasted […]