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  • Wilkinson Case Study

    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 at the work site in Delano, it was evident that the insured had continued working at the same location. However, it was found that the drilling rig had been moved from where it was previously found during our first inspection. The drilling rig where…

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  • Brrinkerhoff International Case Study

    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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  • Engineering Ethics: BP Oil Spill

    Macy Monnin Engineering Ethics Final Paper On April 20, 2010, an oil spill on the drilling rig Deepwater Horizon took place. To date, the oil spill is the largest in history, and was caused by a multitude of factors. In February 2009, British Petroleum (BP), proposed a plan to drill in the Macondo well to the Minerals Management Service (MMS). The Macondo well is off the coast of Louisiana, in the Gulf of Mexico (http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/161185/). BP was looking to expand their…

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  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Risk Analysis

    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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  • Analysis Of The BP Oil Spill

    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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  • The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

    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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  • Deep Oil Spill Research Paper

    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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  • Case Study: The Brand Image Of BP

    On April 20, 2010 the Deep Water Horizon drilling unit operated by British Petroleum (BP) experienced a catastrophic explosion, resulting in 11 casualties, 15 serious injuries, and an uncontrolled discharge of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the next 3 months. Countless number of livelihoods that relied on the gulf’s ecosystem was indelibly marred by the environmental disaster, costing billions in damages that are still being accounted more than 2 years later. During the crisis, many…

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  • Bp Oil Crisis Essay

    The Crisis Description On April 20, 2010 an accident occurred in the Gulf of Mexico when the semi-submersible offshore drilling rig called Deepwater Horizon exploded resulting in the death of eleven people and injuring many others. The accident occurred because of function failures and it resulted in the explosion which led to a huge fire, the sinking of a ship and subsequent oil spill. The fire burned for approximately thirty-six hours. The effect of this crisis resulted in…

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  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Research Paper

    Known as the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, this tragedy is considered one of the most detrimental accidents concerning the environment. This oil spill occurred approximately forty-one miles off the coast of Louisiana, after a natural gas explosion ignited the rig. An estimated more than 60,000 gallons of oil spilled from this leakage. The intent of this paper is to highlight the effects seceding the oil spill, including key stakeholders negatively affected such as: property owners along the…

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