TITLE

Taking the pressure under two miles of water

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Hydraulics & Pneumatics;Mar2010, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the search of offshore drilling companies on vast underwater resources in the U.S. It notes that saltwater corrosion, extreme temperature, and difficult operating equipment hinder the function of oil wells. Moreover, it cites the installation of blowout preventer (BOP) to reduce oil well accidents.
ACCESSION #
48870753

 

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