21 Jun 2010
The Upright Comedy Brigade (UCB) is an American comedy group that has satirised the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest in American history and an environmental disaster of mammoth proportions.
To hilarious effect, but also tragically highlighting catastrophic corporate fumbling in relation to this environmental disaster, UCB shows how BP handles a giant coffee spill.
The oil spill, which started on 20 April 2010 after an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig left 17 workers injured and 11 missing and presumed dead, has, as yet, not been stemmed.
According to a Reuters report, the worse case scenario for the oil spill has been estimated at 100,000 barrels per day, by an internal BP document.
Meanwhile, according to a Guardian news report, Hollywood movie star, Kevin Costner has signed a contract with BP to clean up the oil slick. Costner unveiled his "dream machine" (sic), which he says will separate oil from water and save the Gulf of Mexico.