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  1. Agencies discuss access to Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Nov 2010

    are discussing who gets direct access during a forensic analysis of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible’s failed blowout preventer . An Apr. 20 blowout of BP PLC’s deepwater Macondo well on Mississippi Canyon Block 252 resulted in a fire

  2. Agencies discuss access to Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Nov 2010

    are discussing who gets direct access during a forensic analysis of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible's failed blowout preventer . An Apr. 20 blowout of BP PLC's deepwater Macondo well on Mississippi Canyon Block 252 resulted in a fire

  1. BP starts up second spill containment system; updates flow estimate

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jun 2010

    flowing through a second spill containment system attached to the Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon rig’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) on Mississippi Canyon Block 252 in the Gulf of Mexico. Separately, a federal team of scientists and

  2. BP spill: First relief well detects runaway Macondo well

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Jul 2010

    boost oil and gas collection capacity and to discuss the logistics of installing a different sealing cap on the failed blowout preventer . Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible drilled the Macondo well for BP and partners. On Apr

  3. BP installs fully functioning BOP on Macondo

    Online Articles

    Sun, 5 Sep 2010

    Gulf of Mexico, moved significantly closer to finishing a relief well when it lifted the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer onto a vessel late Sept. 4 after having installed a different BOP on the well the previous day. An Apr. 20

  4. BP doing Macondo well diagnostics, more fishing

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    this event in general, the better off we are.” Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible’s failed blowout preventer stack has been retrieved and is on the Helix Q4000 multiservice vessel on Mississippi Canyon Block 252

  5. Report deadline extended on failed Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Oct 2010

    following a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The JIT is charged with completing forensic testing into the failed blowout preventer (BOP) from Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible. An Apr. 20 blowout of BP PLC’s deepwater

  6. BP hopes for LMRP cap to capture most of oil spilling into gulf

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    operated vehicles (ROVs) in preparations for cutting and separating the damaged Deepwater Horizon riser from the failed blowout preventer (BOP) to collect oil and gas spilling from the runaway deepwater well. Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in

  7. Alex boosts waves to 7 ft above spilling Macondo well

    Online Articles

    Wed, 30 Jun 2010

    boost future oil and gas collection capacity and to outline the transition to installing a different cap on the failed blowout preventer . Contact Paula Dittrick at paulad@ogjonline.com .

  8. BP says 'top kill' fails to stop flow from leaking gulf well

    Online Articles

    Sat, 29 May 2010

    Mexico off Louisiana, and oil spill response crews next will work to install a new collection system on top of the failed blowout preventer (BOP). BP Group Chief Executive Tony Hayward said, “We worked the top kill procedures hard for 3 days

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