Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore by National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

By National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling

The nationwide fee at the BP Deep Water Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drillings document deals the yank public and policymakers alike the fullest account to be had of what occurred within the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010, and why, and proposes activities, alterations in corporation habit, reform of presidency oversight, and investments in learn and expertise, required as strikes ahead to fulfill the Nation's strength wishes.

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The remoteness of facilities and their space constraints amplified the perils of working under adverse conditions with dangerous equipment and combustible materials. “Nobody really knew what they were doing at that time,” recalled a member of Kerr-McGee’s earliest offshore drilling crew. “It was blow-by-blow. ”2 As geologists and drillers made discoveries in deeper water, development would stall at a limiting depth, sometimes for several years, until advances were made in production technology to catch up with exploration.

Let’s go back to the bridge. ”150 When they opened the water-tight door to walk back out to the bridge, the heat struck like a blast furnace. The derrick fire roared into the sky, billowing black smoke. The rig had not unlatched from the well. On the bridge, Kuchta was standing with the door open watching the lifeboat station. 151 Bertone returned to the bridge, looked through the open door, and yelled to Williams and Meinhart, “That’s it, abandon ship. ” He turned to Keplinger and Fleytas, still manning their radios.

The central Gulf of Mexico) up to 50 million acres, rather than rationing tracts through a tedious nomination and selection process. 50 Strong political opposition to area-wide leasing by some coastal states and environmental organizations stymied its effective use in other parts of the nation (see Chapter 3), but not in the Gulf, where oil companies had long operated. Established infrastructure and abundant geological information there could be put to more flexible use under a more open system.

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