Knowing the path ahead

When the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible rig exploded, caught fire, and then sank while on station at BP PLC's Macondo prospect in 4,993 ft of water 40 miles off Venice, La., triggering an oil leak estimated at 5,000 b/d mere days before the 2010 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC 2010) in Houston, it could not help but have some bearing on the conference's course. And it did.A topical luncheon entitled 'The Challenges and Rewards in Operating in the World's Offshore Basins," which was to have addressed BP's Thunder Horse and Atlantis fields among other topics, was cancelled. So too was Cameron's annual OTC reception.But the industry did not duck and cover. "We are coming tog...

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