In April 2010, there is no oil exploration operation in the Gulf of Mexico to compare with the Deepwater Horizon oil rig with its size or sheer depth of its drilling. However, the project for the BP oil company is beset with technical difficulties to the point where the general operational supervisor, Jimmy Harrell, and his Chief Electrical Engineer, Mike Williams, are concerned potentially dangerous trouble is brewing. Unfortunately, visiting BP executives, frustrated by the project's long delays, order curtailed site inspections and slanted system tests to make up for lost time even as Harrell, Williams and his team helplessly protest for the sake of proper safety. On April 20, the workers' fears are realized in the worst possible way when the rig's various structural and system flaws spark a catastrophic cascade of failures that would create a massive blowout and explosion that threatens them all, even as it also begins the worst environmental disaster in US history.
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Rating: PG-13 for prolonged intense disaster sequences and related disturbing images
Runtime: 107 min
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
America House is debuting a program for Teacher's of English that will feature resources freely available on the American English Website. Focusing on materials for student-centered learning, there will be something for teachers to use at any level.
Through attending the Culture and Community English class, you will improve your English language proficiency in all areas including reading and writing, gain more practice using English, learn more about American culture and engage with many interesting and contemporary topics.
Webinar participants will learn about the field of graphic design, the specific areas of study in the degree program, career opportunities within graphic design, the qualifications of a strong applicant, and the application process.
Are you just beginning to learn English? Did you study English when you were young, but haven't practiced in many years? If so, then we have a new course designed just for you. We would like to welcome all beginner-level English learners for a general English course at America house.
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.
The Podcast club will feature podcasts that are on a variety of themes and feature many different perspectives. Participants will get new opportunities to get more listening practice outside of the classroom, while learning new vocabulary and content each Saturday while discussing the week’s podcast episode.