Actor Mark Wahlberg, who stars in the film Deepwater Horizon, sits down with his real-life counterpart, Mike Williams, who survived the explosion in 2010.
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Mark Wahlberg Sits Down With His 'Deepwater Horizon' Real-Life Counterpart | The Influencers | TIME
That was one of the most infuriating things about that horrible event. All anyone wanted to talk about was the environmental impact. I can recall one.... ONE.... story about the lives lost. Most don't have a clue.
What happened to those 11 men was just horrible way to go. ☺ and let's hope that maybe in 50 years time we would retell this story again and again and maybe even one day in the near future there will be superheros who will be there to stop desatiors from happening again. Let's hope so.☺
Good interview, kudos to Mike Williams but I am sorry what he says at 5:45 is total BS. They don't do it so we can drive cars etz, they could care less, they do it for the money, nothing else. Don't make it sound like it's a selfless act, it's all about the money. That's why you do shitty and dangerous jobs, for the pay not for other people.
There’s nothing wrong with that. Although in the Hollywood narrative they portrayed these guys as selfless and altruistic people in reality you can make a bunch of money working on an offshore exploration rig. You may say they did it for the money, but probably the reason they were on that rig was to make money for there family.
If you actually looked at the facts and the report after the disaster then you’d know that BP was entirely at fault. They ignored safety regulations and basically threatened the employees with termination if they didn’t sat what they wanted them to say
Making a film about a disaster like this doesn’t mean you need to donate the proceeds to victims or anyone, the filmmakers are making a film. The company responsible for rushing and being negligent causing human harm is responsible for fully compensating victims and/or jail time. Any move to give the money to the families from the film would just be a kindhearted gesture, they’re not entitled to all the media money surrounding the disaster
The sad part is just how they almost 100% exclusively covered the environmental aspect of this tragedy in the news when it happened. I say this because until this movie got me to look into it some more,I had absolutely no clue that there was even so much as a papercut and a trash can fire let alone explosions and loss of life. I had seen NOTHING WHATSOEVER on the news about that part.
Jonathan Bavlnka obviously you have no idea how oil field work goes and have suffered the luxury that oil field gives you-so zero people care about your relation to someone and strife. Care about bigger things, if you are capable.
What got me about that movie was the character played by Wahlberg was that the job he had he wouldn't really have any knowledge of what was going on. He was a systems guy, not part of the drilling crew. Nor would a lot of the main characters in the movie like the propulsion chick, have an idea or even be informed. The crew of the rig or ship is really another entity than the drilling crew. The people that know what is going on is the drilling crew. The rest just have specific parts they play and rarely even go on the drilling floor if ever. The rest of the crew is basically clueless as to the drilling operations. I drilled wells near where they were, close to the Shell Cognac platform in the Mississippi Canyon back in the 70's. Oddly, I worked for the geologist that discovered that field for Shell years later, in an entirely different field unrelated to the petroleum industry. We talked about it many times and he was bitter Shell screwed him when it was basically, in his mind, his discovery. Of course that was his job but he didn't get any bonus or jack...so he left. Who knows the truth there...I am just saying this to say that ...been there, done that.. The Offshore Company then Sonat which turned into Transocean combined with Sedco and a few others. . When it happened I knew exactly what happened damn near to the T as I explained to friends who were unfamiliar with drilling oil wells on floaters in deep water. Ends up, it was exactly as I said. I've always thought drilling in deep water would end up biting us in the ass one day and even then, we were drilling for Phillips...I thought they were a little fast and loose with 'best practice' and I thought some of the higher ups were clueless putz's but I worked with mainly Brits and Canadians and they were fucking morons.
Ryan Scherbluk we as the research team are responsible for whatever happens in front of our machinery so, that is why we claim responsibility and public eye for how things go down. Are you not responsible for the people that are beneath you?
You know I hate to sound like this, but BP created the biggest environmental accident ever on 'US' Soil. However in the North Sea Occidental Petrolium 'Oxy' was in an 'accident' due to workers negligence yet again, which cause over 200 death's.
I plan/hope to work for one of these companies one day.
They're all bad, and BP isn't even the worst ever and at the end of the day the world heavily relies on these companies, this movie did a good job of smearing one particular company, that isn't even historically the worst. There is so much money involved in this business, more than some countries value.
At the end of the day this is an accident of many to come, and next time it won't be BP, it'll be some other big name in the industry.
The whole green movement is a manipulation you have to understand how this world works at the moment and who's running it and who benefits from these events which might well be done on purpose to do just that (Halliburton was involved makes me suspicious instantly), the green movement is fundamentally manipulated because it's based on a lie, yes certain points are true but not the co2 thing that's utter bullshit but cars using petrol is bad BUT GUESS WHOS PREVENTING AND SUPPRESSING FREE ENERGY THE VERY SAME PEOPLE AND SCIENTISTS HAVE BEEN BRUTALLY ASSASSINATED WHEN THEYVE DISCOVERED FREE ENERGY AS IT THREATENS OIL COMPANYS
Humanforfreedom 95 I sure wish more people would pay attention to ur comment and try to understand that everything is Not what it seems. I wish people would begin to do some basic research about the things u have mentioned. I wish a lot of things, but unfortunately there are so So many people that will never care, even when directly faced with the blatant agenda happening all around them. Asleep they remain.
Brother I am operation Iraqi freedom vet, 3rd bat 15th inf. 2nd Bgd. 3rd ID. I was a roughneck for 11 years and what you are saying is completely wrong. I fought for my brothers and worked for a living.
totally wrong. 1st of all people earn respect it isn't given because of there job, 2nd this could/should have been avoided its well known corners were cut, steps were skipped, and even in the best case mistakes/accidents happen, 3rd we shouldn't be consuming this level of oil, 4th it's 2018 we need new ideas for renewable energy so dependence on oil is a thing of the past. No one should just get respect just like no one should be drilling for oil in such a irresponsible way
Lets not forget Piper Alpha, in which tragically, most of the rig workers perished. The lessons learned that day have not only changed the safety of rigs and rig workers, but the whole petrochemical industry. Piper Alpha still stands as Britain's worst oil disaster.
I was a Naval Officer and my brother in law needed work, he was a shot blaster and restored metal etc. He wasn't that smart but he was a real hard worker. I recommended he get his seamans card and look at rigs. 6 years later he blasts down and restores or decommissions rigs - for massive pay gets all his tax back for doing over 180 days offshore per annum. For a man with a sub 100 IQ who didn't do well at school, to be earning 3 x the national average...good on him.
You should direct your rightful anger towards Halliburton, who provided defective drilling mud, and the company that supplied the BOP which failed to seal the pipe.
Unfortunately the msm and even President Obama played into the easy and simple anti-BP narrative. Obviously they cut costs to maxamize profits, as will any company if you don't regulate them.
Both BP, Halliburton and Transocean are all suspected of destroying documents after the accident, so clearly all had something to hide.
I believe he is just trying to be low key and not take away from what the man he is speaking with has been through. One can never tell what another is feeling or going through without Being that person. To speculate is to assume.. and to assume anything without proof is usually asinine. Always try to think of how you have felt when you have been prejudged by others..
I can tell by Mike's response to Mark's question about something being done differently, quickly giving a pat answer about evidence being under the sea and giving Transocean/Halliburton/BP the benefit of the doubt, he might have been threatened by someone with retribution if he says the wrong thing to the press. There has to be much more to the story and to his feelings than just that. He also uses a performative "I have to tell myself every day" to preface his answer, which betrays that he has much deeper feelings or other information that he is not sharing in this interview. He may be under a gag order.
And you totally did just as the media did, focused on what happened to cause the disaster, and totally dismissed the focus of his point (and subsequently, the whole point of the movie), the fact that 11 people died that night, and that they and the survivors were totally forgotten about after the disaster.
Of course, he's probably got a lot of deeper feelings and thoughts on the whole disaster, but again, that is not the point of this movie. So why even focus on it, especially when there are dozens of videos here on youtube alone that focus on said "conspiracy narratives".
The truth is that they discovered Atlantis at the bottom and the US government in alliance with alien overlords decided it was best to cover that up by blowing up the rig and releasing oil into the ocean.
Julie Hudson Oil refining is exactly what you have watched in this video, you should be concerned, you should be afraid, you should call people that you are concerned and that you care about. Because eventually, this will creep into your front yard if not your gas tank.
The families suffering to me is worse than environmental danage...u can see Denise Arnolds last message to her son on fb..Shane roshto...I guarantee that's a worse pain than having to step in oil though both are highly unpleasant
Ok whitefolks, the whiteman saved humanity again! That's right, keep shoving the agenda down our throats, but guess what? we are waking up to your bullshit in millions.I mean, how many of such movies do you need to push to boost your low-self esteem? Don't you just get it we aren't buying it no more except for the gullible American masses.? Another white-man-saved-civilization crap. yaaaaaawwwwnnn!
kay poly and the prize for biggest racist goes to Kay poly! Do you ever consider why people may be racist. Perhaps it might not be actual racism but we all know that in any form of attack you go for the weakest point. Yours appears to racism. Guess how everyone will now attack you.
all blacks are dumb aye? well please correct me if my history is wrong, but wasn't the 44th president of the greatest country in the world black? I mean, Kay poly, you are the one making this a race issue. your ignorance is what is driving a wedge between everyone in the country.
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