In 2002, the rig was k upgraded with “e-drill”, a drill monitoring system whereby technical personnel based in Houston, Texas, received real-time drilling data from the rig and transmitted maintenance and troubleshooting information. Advanced systems played a key role in the rig’s operation, from pressure and drill monitoring technology, to automated shutoff systems and modelling systems for cementing. Hyundai Heavy Industries in Ulsan, South Korea. The remainder partly relates to time spent between sites. In 2009 the Minerals Management Service “herald the Deepwater Horizon as an industry model for safety”. The resultant oil spill continued until 15 July when it was closed by a cap. Relief wells were used to permanently seal the well, which was declared “effectively dead” on 19 September 2010.
Litigation, ultimate roll call of damage, and the scope of final insurance recovery were all unknown as of June 2010, with analysts reporting that the aftermath was of unprecedented scale and complexity compared to previous disasters which themselves took many years to unfold and resolve. 4 billion for violations of the US Clean Water Act. 1 billion into a trust by way of three installments over two years. On 8 December 2014, The US Supreme Court rejected BP’s legal challenge to a compensation deal over the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Form 10-K, Annual Report, Filing Date Feb 24, 2010″. US Government Minerals Management Service -.
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