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Interim Report on Causes of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Blowout and Ways to Prevent Such Events

Categories: Energy,Environment,Weather/Disasters

Numerous technical and operational breakdowns that contributed to the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion and spill in the Gulf of Mexico suggest the lack of a suitable approach for managing the risks, dangers, and uncertainties associated with deepwater drilling operations.  From the National Research Council