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    International Inc. owned and operated seven oil and gas drilling rigs, with six of them operational and the seventh was being reactivated (Rig #22). Rig #22 was brought back into operation because of increased demand for oil and gas due to a booming economy (Barnes, 1994). Tom Brinkerhoff was the president of BII and was concerned about increasing production to keep up with the rising demand. As part of his current focus, bringing Rig #22 back…

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    Risk assessment of Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Explosion and Oil Spill and Current Layout Shishir Tripathi Abstract—The explosion and the consequent sinking of Deepwater Horizon oil rig resulted in one of the worst accidental oil spill disaster in the history of petroleum industry. The investigation reports conclude several causes leading to the disaster. The primary cause for the incident, however, is attributed to the negligence and absence of disaster management procedures and protocols. The…

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    Transocean Case

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    Transocean is one of the largest companies that provides offshore contract drilling services and equipment for oil and gas. The company was founded by. The company has offices in 20 countries, including the United States, Switzerland, Canada, Norway, and many more. The company was founded in 1973. It came from the Southern Natural Gas Company. The company created the Offshore Company after acquiring the joint drilling operation DeLong-McDermott from DeLong Engineering and J. Ray McDermott. In…

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    being debated about whether or not to drill for natural resources off of the Southeastern Coast. In my opinion, companies should not be allowed to drill off of the Southeastern Coast because the benefits gained from drilling would not outweigh the detrimental environmental and economic impact. It is difficult to find a report which explicitly states the exact amounts of natural resources located off of the Southeastern coast, but there are a few places which reference what may be available.…

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    Analysis Of The BP Oil Spill

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    Oil Drilling Regulations British Petroleum(BP) had a massive oil spill on April 20, 2010. In the BP Oil Spill, more than 200 million gallons of oil was spilled into the Gulf of Mexico for a total of eighty seven days, making it the biggest oil spill in United States history. The initial oil rig explosion killed eleven people and injured seventeen others (“11 Facts”). The spill killed hundreds of animal, plant life and destroyed the environment. BP was penalized up to forty billion dollars in…

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    Wilkinson Case Study

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    On 10/31/16, in conjunction with McLaren Independent Adjuster Mr. Larry Nixon, an inspection was conducted at a work site where the insured, Superior Well Drillers had been drilling a water well for a client at Avenue 40, and Road 192, Delano, CA. The investigator with the assistance of Mr. Nixon was to verify what the insured has so far done and accomplished, after the loss when drilling equipment fell into the hole which the insured was drilling for their client. At 2:00 p.m., the inspection…

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    Oil has been a vital part of everyday life for decades. It is our main source of fuel in automobiles and other machinery. Oil has its benefits, but people seem to ignore the process of acquiring oil. Oil drilling is a dangerous and risky process. It runs the risk of contaminating the surrounding water and harming the organisms that live in it. The process also emits large amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, better known as the BP oil spill, was a prime…

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    ory Daley Ms. Challis English 11, Period 3 March 19, 2018 The Deeper Meaning Behind The Deepwater Horizon Spill On April 20, 2010 the worst ecological disaster occurred in the gulf of mexico. A spill of apocalyptic proportions. This facility was built as a Ultra deepwater dynamically positioned submersible offshore drilling rig. This rig was owned by Transocean. It was built in 2001 in South Korea by the company Hyundai heavy industry. This particular rig was leased by British Petroleum during…

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    What Does BP Oil Spill?

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    on the inside of the job that made the spill possible. Due to the fact that BP wasn’t even on the rig Deepwater Horizon, the blame for the most part shouldn’t be placed on BP, but on the companies that BP hired. Many people believe BP should be completely blamed because they are the company that hired everyone to do the drilling.…

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    the evacuation of 115 individuals from the rig, the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon well, and massive marine and coastal damage from a reported 210 million barrels of released hydrocarbons. Other notable oil spill accident is the explosion of Oil well Ixtoc 1 in the Bay of Campeche in Mexico in June 1979, releasing 140 million gallons into the sea for ten months. The spilled oil covered the area of 1100 square miles and caused severe damage to marine life. As we are moving to a world where the…

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