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  1. DNV's findings on Deepwater Horizon BOP released

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Mar 2011

    the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer ( BOP ), and the report recommends additional study be done on the BOP 's mobility to fully close and seal the ..... Investigation Team released DNV's report on the BOP , which concluded that off-centered drill

  2. BP to cut Macondo drill pipe; swap BOP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Sep 2010

    Horizon semisubmersible blowout preventer ( BOP ) with two pieces of pipe inside it and to install another BOP . Plans called for the drill pipe going down ..... might put on the lines that will lift the BOP off the Macondo well. Crews calculated a

  1. Government releases DNV's findings on Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Wed, 23 Mar 2011

    the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer ( BOP ), and the report recommends additional study be done on the BOP ’s failure to close and seal the Macondo ..... Investigation Team released DNV’s report on the BOP , which concluded that off-centered drill

  2. US House panel's hearing on gulf oil spill focused on BOP

    Online Articles

    Thu, 13 May 2010

    focused on possible blowout preventer ( BOP ) problems on May 12 in a second day of congressional ..... his opening statement. He said that the BOP apparently had a significant leak in a key hydraulic system, that the BOP had been modified “in unexpected ways

  3. BP retrieves Deepwater Horizon BOP from Macondo well in gulf

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

    late Sept. 4 after installing a different BOP on the well the previous day. On Sept ..... said, "Where we are at now with the new BOP on the well is we basically have secured this ..... the top of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) BOP on Sept. 2 at 4:25 p.m. CDT. • The

  4. BP installs fully functioning BOP on Macondo

    Online Articles

    Sun, 5 Sep 2010

    Sept. 4 after having installed a different BOP on the well the previous day. An Apr ..... 5, “Where we are at now with the new BOP on the well is we basically have secured ..... the top of the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) BOP on Sept. 2 at 4:25 p.m. CDT

  5. BP to cut Macondo drill pipe; swap BOP

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Aug 2010

    s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible blowout preventer ( BOP ) with two pieces of pipe inside it. Plans currently call ..... removing the capping stack and replacing the Deepwater Horizon BOP with a BOP from Transocean’s Development Driller II semi. An Apr

  6. Macondo well BOP examination compromised, CSB chief tells Bromwich

    Online Articles

    Mon, 27 Dec 2010

    well’s blowout preventer as long as the BOP ’s owner, Transocean Ltd., and manufacturer ..... extraordinary care would be taken to conduct the BOP testing above reproach,” CSB Chairman ..... to lead the examination of the recovered BOP from the deepwater Gulf of Mexico oil well

  7. Weather delays Deepwater Horizon BOP swap

    Online Articles

    Mon, 30 Aug 2010

    semisubmersible blowout preventer with another BOP , a federal spokesman said Aug. 30. National ..... on equipment and lines that will lift the BOP off the blown-out Macondo well in 5,000 ..... try to remove the capping stack from the BOP and then lift the BOP itself. The work

  8. TESTING IMPROVES SURFACE BOP EQUIPMENT RELIABILITY

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Jun 1993

    and availability of surface blowout preventer ( BOP ) equipment. The reliability of surface BOP equipment has largely been assumed satisfactory ..... of blowouts. But recent data indicate surface BOP reliability is only one-tenth that of subsea

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