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Random House, 294 pp., £12.99, July 2011, 978 1 84794 081 0Show More
A Hole at the Bottom of the Sea: The Race to Kill the BP Oil Gusher by Joel Achenbach.
Simon and Schuster, 276 pp., $25.99, April 2011, 978 1 4516 2534 9Show More
“... me: ‘If you lose a man, send a few thousand pounds back to his village and it’s done with.’ Tom Bergin has spent more than a decade immersed in the oil and gas industry, first as an oil broker and later as Reuters’ reporter on the sector. In April 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon blew out in the Gulf of Mexico, spilling almost five million ...”