November 2016

Some Background on Offshore Drilling

Here’s a posting from a gCaptain forum that gives some interesting background on the evolution of offshore drilling in the Gulf and the decline of engineering culture in the industry. The author is a Chief Engineer who has served on many rigs, including the Deepwater Horizon, and is giving his thoughts as prompted by our book. Reprinted with permission.   On page 11 (top) you speak about the dangers of complex s
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