Data on the Deepwater Horizon disaster

Data assessing the leak from the Macondo well

February 21, 2011, 3:19 pm
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NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of the Gulf of Mexico on April 25, 2010, using its Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument. The silvery swirling oil slick is highly visible.Credit: NASA

Data on the Deepwater Horizon main page

Department of Energy

Data on Collection to the Surface

These documents contain data describing the quantities of oil and gas recovered on the surface from the Riser Insertion Tube Tool, the Choke Line and the Lower Marine Riser Package Top Hat #4.

  • Combined Total Amount of Oil and Gas Recovered Daily from the Top Hat and Choke Line oil recovery systems, (.xls) (.ods) - Updated through 12:00 AM on July 16, 2010.  
  • Visual Breakout of the Cummulative Barrels of Oil Recovered by the Discoverer Enterprise, Q4000 and HP1, (.doc) - Updated through 12:00 AM on July 16, 2010.
  • Oil and Gas Recovery Data from the Riser Insertion Tube, (.xls) (.ods) - From May 17 until the Riser Insertion Tube was disconnected on May 24 in preparation for cutting off the riser.  
  • Oil and Gas Flow Data from the Top Hat and from the Choke Line, (.xls) (.ods) - Updated through 12:00 AM on July 10, 2010.  

Skytruth

Extent of Slick

  • Extent of Deepwater Horizon oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico (.xls) - as determined from NASA/MODIS satellite images

Data on the Deepwater Horizon main page

Glossary

Citation

Nomack, M. (2011). Data assessing the leak from the Macondo well. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbf0897896bb431f6a1ff3

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