Friday, July 22, 2011
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US Investigators Delay Report On Deepwater Horizon Spill

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–U.S. investigators are delaying the release of a much-anticipated report on the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, citing the need for more time to “ensure that all evidence is properly...

July 22, 2011
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
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WHOI Scientists Analyze, Explain the Chemical Makeup of Gulf Plume

(Graphic by Jack Cook, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) Taking another major step in sleuthing the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a research team led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution...

July 20, 2011
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Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Offshore News

Transocean Probe Blames BP Decisions for Gulf of Mexico Spill

By Angel Gonzalez An internal investigation by Transocean Ltd. determined that a series of risky decisions made mostly by BP PLC led to the Deepwater Horizon oil-spill disaster, contrasting with...

June 22, 2011
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Incidents

Transocean releases internal investigation report into DWH disaster

The following is a press release issued by Transocean regarding an internal investigation into the causes of the Deepwater Horizon disaster.  The full report can be found on the Transocean...

June 22, 2011
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011
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Deepwater Horizon Survivors Send Letter To USCG Investigators

With the one year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon behind us, most of the nation has lost interest in the continued legislation and regulatory battles being fought over the future...

June 1, 2011
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Thursday, May 19, 2011
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Shipboard Emergency Training – Technology Solutions

030604-N-7902K-084 Philippine Sea (Jun. 04, 2003) — Damage Control Training Team Supervisor (right), Hull Technician Chief Anthony Wilson and team leader for hose team two (left), Gas Turbine System Technician...

May 19, 2011
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Thursday, May 5, 2011
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Exclusive Interview With Deepwater Horizon Survivor Yancy Keplinger

On April 20th 2011, the one year anniversary of the BP rig explosion, gCaptain was honored to conduct video interviews with many survivors of the Deepwater Horizon. Today’s interview is...

May 5, 2011
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Saturday, April 30, 2011
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Update On Deepwater Horizon Tort Cases – Interview With Maritime Lawyer Steve Gordon

The following video is first in a series of interviews I did with Deepwater Horizon survivors and people intimately involved in the ongoing incident investigations. Steve Gordon is an Offshore...

April 30, 2011
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Wednesday, April 27, 2011
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USCG Deepwater Horizon Investigation Report REVIEW

Since last Friday’s release of the USCG report into the Deepwater Horizon disaster, gCaptain staff has been looking over the report to see what the Coast Guard had to say. ...

April 27, 2011
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Friday, April 22, 2011
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USCG Report – Commendations For Heroics in DWH Tragedy

There is much about the USCG’s Deepwater Horizon Investigation report we at gCaptain disagree with but Section 8 certainly rings true (The CG blotted out the names, but most involved...

April 22, 2011
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Offshore News

Marshall Islands Responds Critically To USCG Deepwater Investigation Report

Today, the US Coast Guard (USCG), under the purview of the Joint Investigation by the USCG and Minerals Management Service (MMS) Convening Order (issued by Department of Homeland Security Secretary...

April 22, 2011
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Breaking News – USCG Releases Deepwater Horizon Investigation Report

The United States Coast Guard just published to the Joint Investigation website its findings into the Deepwater Horizon tragedy last year. You can find the official report HERE. What is...

April 22, 2011
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Monday, April 11, 2011
Offshore News

Review Finds Faults In Coast Guard’s Ability To Respond To Crisis

Photo: An overflight of relief well operations by an Air Station New Orleans HH-65 Dolphin helicopter manned by a Coast Guard HITRON crew from Jacksonville, Fla., July 31, 2010. U.S....

April 11, 2011
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Friday, April 1, 2011
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Transocean Workers Refuse To Testify At Deepwater Horizon Investigation

WASHINGTON (Dow Jones)–Employees of Transocean Ltd. (RIG), the company that owned the Deepwater Horizon rig that exploded last April, are refusing to testify before federal officials investigating the causes of...

April 1, 2011
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Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Maritime News

Manslaughter Charges Being Considered Against BP Managers

Sources tell Bloomberg News that federal prosecutors may pursue “Seaman’s Manslaughter” charges against BP managers for their role in last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion. The investigation is looking...

March 29, 2011
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Monday, March 28, 2011
News

BP Wins Right For More Tests On Rig’s Failed Blowout Preventer – AP

A U.S. district judge Friday granted a request by BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) for additional testing of the critical safety device that failed to stop oil from gushing out of...

March 28, 2011
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Thursday, March 24, 2011
Offshore News

DNV Report Points To BOP Design Flaw

BP PLC came within 1.4 inches or less of preventing the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, say engineers studying the safety device that failed in last year’s Gulf...

March 24, 2011
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Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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Joint Investigation into Deepwater Horizon explosion turns focus onto the BOP

NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Joint Investigation Team, which is examining the Deepwater Horizon explosion and resulting...

March 23, 2011
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Tuesday, March 22, 2011
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Deepwater Horizon – FOIA Documents

The Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA) gives US citizens the right to request non-classified documents form government entities that would otherwise not be released. The following are two interesting documents...

March 22, 2011
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Wednesday, March 9, 2011
News

Oil Spill Co-Chair Praises Industry’s Response, Asks For Safety Organization

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–William Reilly, co-chair of the presidential panel tasked with investigating causes of the BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) oil spill, on Tuesday called the oil and gas industry’s response...

March 9, 2011
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