Friday, September 10, 2010

The Failed Negative Pressure Test – a BP Investigation Report Analysis

In Section 4 of BP’s Investigation report on the Horizon disaster, they discuss the negative pressure test as a possible missed indication of a “kick” in progress. Per Transocean’s Well...

September 10, 2010
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

After Another Close Call, Transocean Changed Rules – New York Times

This morning the New York Times published an article entitled After Another Close Call, Transocean Changed Rules that points to Transocean’s critical changes to its own policies for handling oil...

August 17, 2010
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Wednesday, June 9, 2010
Oil Spill

Salvage of the Deepwater Horizon

While many engineers are focusing on ways to plug the gusher in the Gulf of Mexico, some are still focussing on raising critical parts of the sunken Deepwater Horizon, such...

June 9, 2010
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Saturday, March 29, 2008
Lifesaving Incidents

Bourbon Dolphin Report

Incidents always have a human factor. Fathers are lost at sea leaving friends, family, wives and sometimes young children behind. Media reports and incident investigations or official reports may highlight...

March 29, 2008
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Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Development Driller III (aka DD3) – ship model of the week

Maybe it’s just because we have fans aboard the DD1,2&3 but more likely just because this is an amazing model. It shows the Global SantaFe’s (soon to be Transocean?) Development...

October 16, 2007
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