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Deepwater Horizon

A Systems Analysis of the Macondo Disaster

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HARDCOVER

$41.00 • £32.95 • €37.00

ISBN 9780674545236

Publication Date: 09/06/2016

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304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

64 halftones, 8 line illustrations

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  • Foreword by Peter G. Neumann
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Controlling Macondo
  • 3. From Rig to Well
  • 4. Weighing Macondo’s Risks
  • 5. The Strug gle with Macondo
  • 6. Planning the Production Tail Phase
  • 7. The Production Casing Plan
  • 8. The Cementing Plan
  • 9. The Test and Displacement Plan
  • 10. A Reconstructed Plan
  • 11. The Systems of the Horizon
  • 12. Up to the Edge
  • 13. The Final Day
  • 14. Going Over
  • 15. The Lessons of Macondo
  • Afterword: Evidence, Reports, and Conventional Wisdom
  • Appendix: Technical Notes
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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