Kevin Costner Sells Oil-Water Separating Machines To BP – Waterworld: The Sequel

by Ben Hoffman

Well, actually Waterworld was a flop, but this technology is exactly what is needed to help clean up the Gulf oil spill. Watch the video on the link below

BP has given the green light for funding of a device that can separate oil from water.

Development of the machine, which uses a centrifuge to separate the fluids, has been backed by actor Kevin Costner to the tune of $25 million.

John Houghtaling, Costner’s chief partner in the project, told WWL First News that the oil company has ordered 32 of the devices for use in the Gulf of Mexico.

“In a matter of weeks, we can be manufacturing ten of these a week,” Houghtaling said. “So we’re hoping by the first of August to have all 32 of these things in the Gulf.”

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