Interactive timeline on BP oil spill

FT timeline on BP oil spill disasterThe Financial Times looks back at the key events in BP’s struggle to contain an oil spill following an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, off the coast of Louisiana.

This interactive timeline charts the discovery of the oil leak, to the subsequent environmental and economic damage. The graphic also looks at the cost to BP and the estimated number of barrels leaking as the disaster progressed.

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