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Macondo well Deepwater Horizon blowout : lessons for improving offshore drilling safety / Committee on the Analysis of Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Fire, and Oil Spill to Identify Measures to Prevent Similar Accidents in the Future, Marine Board, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Academy of Engineering, and National Research Council of the National Academies.

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National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Analysis of Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Fire, and Oil Spill to Identify Measures to Prevent Similar Accidents in the Future.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • xix, 176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Well design and construction
  • Blowout preventer system
  • Mobile offshore drilling units
  • Industry management of offshore drilling
  • Regulatory reform
  • Concluding comments
  • References
  • Appendix A : Statement of task
  • Appendix B : Public agendas of the Committee on the Analysis of Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Fire, and Oil Spill to Identify Measures to Prevent Similar Accidents in the Future
  • Appendix C : Findings, observations, and recommendations
  • Appendix D : Calculating the differential pressure at the start of the negative test and the quality of foam cement
  • Study committee biographical information.
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Also available online.
Contributor:
National Research Council (U.S.). Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology.
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ISBN:
9780309221382
0309221382

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