Fire on the Horizon - The Untold Story of the Explosion Aboard the Deepwater Horizon-logo

Fire on the Horizon - The Untold Story of the Explosion Aboard the Deepwater Horizon

Tom Shroder

"A phenomenal feat of journalism. . . . I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true." -Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and War Blending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington Post writer Tom Shroder give the definitive, white-knuckled account of the Deepwater Horizon explosion-as well as a riveting insider's view of the byzantine culture of offshore drilling that made the disaster inevitable. As the world continues to cope with the oil spill's grim aftermath-with environmental and economic consequences all the more dire in a region still rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina-Konrad and Schroder's real-time account of the disaster shows us just where things went wrong, and points the way to a safer future for us all.

"A phenomenal feat of journalism. . . . I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true." -Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and War Blending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington Post writer Tom Shroder give the definitive, white-knuckled account of the Deepwater Horizon explosion-as well as a riveting insider's view of the byzantine culture of offshore drilling that made the disaster inevitable. As the world continues to cope with the oil spill's grim aftermath-with environmental and economic consequences all the more dire in a region still rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina-Konrad and Schroder's real-time account of the disaster shows us just where things went wrong, and points the way to a safer future for us all.
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History

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"A phenomenal feat of journalism. . . . I tore through it like a novel but with the queasy knowledge that the whole damn thing is true." -Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm and War Blending exclusive first-person interviews and penetrating investigative reporting, oil rig captain John Konrad and veteran Washington Post writer Tom Shroder give the definitive, white-knuckled account of the Deepwater Horizon explosion-as well as a riveting insider's view of the byzantine culture of offshore drilling that made the disaster inevitable. As the world continues to cope with the oil spill's grim aftermath-with environmental and economic consequences all the more dire in a region still rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina-Konrad and Schroder's real-time account of the disaster shows us just where things went wrong, and points the way to a safer future for us all.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Konrad, Sean Pratt

Length:

8h 23m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

13:22


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

02:27


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

21:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

14:54


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

28:32


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

18:44


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

29:22


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

39:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

16:47


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

17:51


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

29:28


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

40:35


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

26:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

08:11


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

11:24


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

26:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

19:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:55


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

22:48


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

22:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

09:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

21:09


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

29:54