US agencies now in Deepwater

September 2010
Process Engineering;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the move of the investigators to shift its spotlight to the U.S. regulatory agencies to partly blame the BP PLC's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, 2010. It states that the company has projected to the Minerals Management Services (MMS) that its exploration activities could result in a worst-case spill. It also mentions that the MMS has consulted the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Operations and Activities Environmental Assessment before approving the drilling.


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