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June 21, 2010
Graph of the Day for June 21, 2010
"I assembled a team of our nation's best scientists and engineers to tackle this challenge -- a team led by Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and our nation's Secretary of Energy. Scientists at our national labs and experts from academia and other oil companies have also provided ideas and advice. As a result of these efforts, we've directed BP to mobilize additional equipment and technology." President Obama, June 15, 2010.
Source: The Wall Street Journal.
Hoven's Index for June 21, 2011
Number of oil wells in the Gulf (as listed by the WSJ): 218
In water deeper than 9000 ft: 1
8000-8999 ft: 12
7000-7999 ft: 12
6000-6999 ft: 38
5000-5999 ft: 30
4000-4999 ft: 64
3000-3999 ft: 61
Source: Author's analysis of data from The Wall Street Journal.
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