The Science Behind Deepwater Oil Drilling

National Public Radio: April's Deepwater Horizon disaster has continued to raise questions about the oil industry's ability to manage the challenges and risks involved in drilling miles below the ocean floor to reach highly pressurized oil deposits. Science reporter Henry Fountain has been covering the environmental disaster for The New York Times. In an interview with Fresh Air's Dave Davies, Fountain explains how deepwater drilling works thousands of feet below sea level and what may have gone wrong on ......

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