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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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. BP tries new response to gulf spill

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Jun 2010

    resolved, enabling a lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap to be put on the LMRP at the top of the failed blowout preventer (BOP) stack. "The cleaner the cut, the tighter the seal we can make," Allen said June 2. Crews tried

  3. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 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

  4. Relief well could penetrate Macondo in 7-10 days

    Online Articles

    Thu, 8 Jul 2010

    an existing lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap with another cap that would be bolted onto the failed blowout preventer and that would provide a better seal. “We are in a lull between tropical weather systems,” Allen said

  5. Relief well intercepts Macondo well in gulf

    Online Articles

    Fri, 17 Sep 2010

    under investigation by a number of government agencies and others. After replacing the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer earlier this month, relief well drilling resumed at 7:15 a.m. CDT on Sept. 15, and crews completed drilling

  6. BP reports 'successful placement' of oil spill cap

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Jun 2010

    BP PLC is calling a “successful placement” of a containment cap on the top of the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The oil spill cap was placed atop the BOP following the cutting and removal

  7. BP deliberating whether to do 'top kill' on blowout well

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 May 2010

    approval. The decision was made after BP executives examined "diagnostic" information about the condition of the failed blowout preventer (OGJ Online, May 25, 2010).

  8. Transocean to outline preliminary Deepwater Horizon findings

    Online Articles

    Fri, 5 Nov 2010

    is finalizing its conclusions and awaiting federally ordered inspection results on the Deepwater Horizon's failed blowout preventer . Previously, BP released its internal investigation report into the Macondo blowout. Ongoing investigations

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