Insurers, reinsurers start assessing rig explosion losses
- Claims could get messy after huge, costly oil spill. Phillips, Zack // Business Insurance;5/10/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 19, p1
The article focuses on the cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill involving the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible rig used by BP P.L.C. on April 22, 2010. Eleven workers were killed and three leaks resulted from the explosion of the rig. Firm and government officials believe completely stopping...
- HIT OR MISS? // PRWeek (London);5/7/2010, p2
A photograph of efforts to clean the oil spill caused by an explosion on a drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico in May 2010 is presented.
- BP report: human, mechanical errors to blame. Francis, Robert // Fort Worth Business Press;9/13/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 37, p4
The article reports on the internal investigation by BP PLC on the April 20, 2010 blowout at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig points, which blames a series of human and mechanical errors as the cause of the incident.
- A GUMBO OF CATASTROPHIC EFFECTS -- THE EFFECTS OF THE BP OIL SPILL MEASURED DURING THE OIL SPILL AND SIX MONTHS AFTER THE OIL SPILL ON THREE TOWNS IN SOUTH LOUISIANA. Alijani, Ghasem S.; Mancuso, Louis C.; Omar, Adnan; Ordogne, Natashia G. // Entrepreneurial Executive;2012, Vol. 17, p1
In April 2010, the BP licensed Transocean drilling rig Deep water Horizon sank in the Gulf of Mexico claiming eleven lives and sending over 200 million gallons of oil into the water. This historic environmental disaster was the worst oil spill in U.S. history having wide-ranging economic...
- Accidents will happen. Woodard, Don // Fort Worth Business Press;5/24/2010, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p31
A letter to the editor is presented about an accident that happened at the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig in the Gulf of Mexico.
- Deepwater Horizon trial begins in New Orleans. // TCE: The Chemical Engineer;Apr2013, Issue 862, p8
The article reports that the civil trial of BP, Transocean and Halliburton over the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig disaster has started in New Orleans, Louisiana.
- A sad tragedy in the Gulf. Reid, Keith // National Petroleum News;May/Jun2010, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p4
The article offers the author's view on the impact of the BP PLC oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. He mentions that the crude oil from it will create a landfall in large quantities and severe ecological disaster. He also points out that the disaster will add traction on the energy policy issued...
- Finally, BP AdvancesEffort To Stop Leak. Russell, Pam Radtke // ENR: Engineering News-Record;7/19/2010, Vol. 265 Issue 1, p10
This article reports on the effort of the oil company BP to stop the leak on its oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. BP advances the effort since the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. The company replaced a loosely fitting cap that was settled over the damaged wellhead....
- Halliburton Rebuts Contention It Botched Gulf Mud Mix. Russell, Pam Radtke // ENR: Engineering News-Record;11/8/2010, Vol. 265 Issue 13, p60
The article reports on the denial of Halliburton Co., an oil-field services company, that unstable drilling cement foam triggered the April 20, 2010 deadly explosion at the Macondo well of BP in the Gulf of Mexico. It notes on a report issued by Fred Bartlit Jr., the lead investigator for the...