Latest Deepwater Horizon Stories
Kurt Arnold of the Houston maritime law firm of Arnold & Itkin LLP counsels individuals, businesses affected by oil rig disaster to seek help negotiating government regulations.
Misguided well design decisions by BP officials, poor oversight of a cement contractor that they had received warnings about years beforehand, an ill-timed reorganization of the engineering staff, and the lack of cooperation from their partners were all factors that played a part in the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
Many questions remain about the fate and environmental impact of the marine oil caused by the massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling platform.
A new study finds that dispersants placed deep in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the BP oil spill seemed to keep some oil from contaminating the water's surface -- however, the chemicals in the dispersant lingered underwater.
Oilfield expert warns errors in report undermine safety recommendations SINGAPORE, Jan.
A US commission investigating the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Tuesday that an overhaul of industry practices and tougher safety measures are needed to avoid a repeat of the worst oil disaster in US history.
Oilfield Operations specialist identifies factors leading to BP spill and claims Commission report is inaccurate and misleading NEW ORLEANS, Jan.
Houston maritime lawyers of Arnold & Itkin LLP say safety reforms are needed to protect offshore workers. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) January 7, 2011 Houston maritime accident lawyer Kurt Arnold says the resounding message of the presidential panel investigating the BP oil spill is that another catastrophic offshore platform accident could occur unless the oil and gas industry makes significant safety reforms.
When interviewed by the BBC, the now retired BP boss Tony Hayward admitted to his companyâ€™s insufficient response to the Deepwater Horizon rig accident in the Gulf of Mexico.
The National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling has found that all three primary parties involved in the environmental disaster were at least partially to blame, and that a catastrophe of this manner could happen again unless there are significant changes in the industry.
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