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
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
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.
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
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
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 […]
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
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
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.
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.
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 […]