Beyond the horizon: Oil and gas along the gulf of Mexico

Thomas McGuire, Diane Austin

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In the distance, one could still see the vessels that had been working to insure that the wellhead remained capped. They seemed unrealindustrial apparitions, gray like haze. Kessler tossed a bucket into the sapphire-colored water, and said, “You get this blue, kind of Caribbean color.” The sunlight was warm, and the breeze moved across the deck, and he added, “It’s hard to believe that there was really nasty thick crude all over this just a few months ago.”

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCultures of Energy
Subtitle of host publicationPower, Practices, Technologies
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781315430843
ISBN (Print)9781611321661
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)


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