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  1. Panel: Management failures largely to blame for Macondo blowout

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    Thu, 6 Jan 2011

    A failure of management by the three main companies involved in drilling the Macondo deepwater oil well was the single biggest reason it blew out and exploded on Apr. 20, killing 11 workers and creating a massive spill, US President Barack Obama’s independent oil spill commission concluded.

  2. BP's investigation finds series of failures in Macondo blowout

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    Mon, 13 Sep 2010

    BP PLC, operator of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, said a series of failures, both mechanical and human, made by "multiple companies" contributed to the well's blowout and subsequent fire and explosion on Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible.

  3. BP's investigation finds series of failures in Macondo blowout

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    Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    BP PLC, operator of the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico, said a series of failures, both mechanical and human, made by “multiple companies” contributed to the well’s blowout and subsequent fire and explosion on Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible.

  4. Judge bars Anadarko e-mails as evidence in Macondo blowout hearing

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    Fri, 21 Mar 2014

    A federal district judge in New Orleans refused to accept e-mails between Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and BP PLC as evidence in a hearing to determine liability of companies involved in drilling the ill-fated Macondo deepwater well in 2010.

  5. Halliburton discussing settlement in Macondo blowout

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    Tue, 23 Apr 2013

    Halliburton Co. is negotiating a settlement of legal claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible drilling rig explosion following a blowout of the deepwater Gulf of Mexico Macondo well off Louisiana, the company said.

  6. Several immediate causes contributed to Macondo blowout

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    Mon, 24 Jan 2011

    The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling found several immediate causes contributed to the Macondo well blowout on Apr. 20, 2010, although its Jan. 11 report concluded that the root cause was a failure of management by the three main companies involved in

  7. Several immediate causes contributed to Macondo blowout

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    Wed, 12 Jan 2011

    The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling found several immediate causes contributed to the Macondo well blowout on Apr. 20, 2010, although its Jan. 11 report concluded that the root cause was a failure of management by the three main companies involved in

  8. BP agrees with core conclusions on Macondo blowout , oil spill

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    Thu, 15 Sep 2011

    BP PLC said it agreed with the core conclusion of a joint report that the deepwater Macondo well blowout and resulting explosion and fire on Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater semisubmersible stemmed from multiple causes and decisions involving BP and contractors Transocean and Halliburton Co.

  9. Cameron to pay BP $250 million for Macondo blowout , oil spill

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    Fri, 16 Dec 2011

    Cameron International Corp., which manufactured the blowout preventer used on Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmerisble, agreed to pay a $250 million settlement to BP PLC, and BP agreed to indemnify Cameron for current and future compensatory claims associated with an oil spill.

  10. Rage over Macondo greater than past disasters

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    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    damage is upsetting, but the Macondo blowout in the Gulf of Mexico has generated ..... DC. The implications of the Macondo blowout in the deepwater gulf "are major ..... of the investigations into the Macondo blowout . It will be for HSE to consider

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