TITLE

Cap it off

AUTHOR(S)
Nathan, Stuart
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/14/2012, Vol. 296 Issue 7839, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article says that the automation of blowout preventers (BOP), a specialized valve system installed in oil well, and sealing systems can help in preventing accidents in the deepwater drilling in the oil industry. It refers to the explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, on BP PLC's Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2012.
ACCESSION #
75330490

 

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