Kevin Costner best known for his Oscar winning movie, “Dances With Wolves,” is now actor turned oil action hero. His company, Ocean Therapy Solutions, has signed a contract with BP to help clean up the nasty oil mess they created.
Kevin Costner, an activist and big supporter of the environment, is hoping his technology will lend a helping hand in solving this crisis. He says,”At its core, my dream, this machine, was designed … to give us a fighting chance to fight back the oil that’s got us by the throat,” Costner told reporters.
“When you are in a fight, anybody knows you go to confront it right where it is. You don’t wait for it to come to your door,” the actor said. Costner’s company, Ocean Therapy Solutions, signed a contract with BP to provide 32 units expected to work in the next 60 days.
Costner has stressed that he’s not trying to make a fast buck, nor is he an overnight oil spill sensation. For the last 17 years, he has been He been trying to employ the technology designed by his company, and has invested $20 million dollars of his own money.
At this point, it certainly can’t hurt and best case scenario Kevin Costner’s company may save the day. Oil experts say crude oil has been leaking from the undersea well for the past two months at an estimated rate of about 60,000 barrels (about 2.5m gallons) a day. CRAZY! Astrochicks crossing our fingers that his dream machine will work!