Drilling rig Essays

  • Offshore Drilling Effects

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    For hundreds of years offshore drilling has been a vital component to the economy, sadly, offshore drilling is commonly associated with contamination of the food chain, contributing to air pollution and and causing many catastrophic oil spills. Considering this has been a problem for so long it is urgent that something is done sooner to save the environment. Oil spills create a hazardous environment for people and wildlife to live in, food contamination, air pollution and oil spills which are all

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Case Study

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    Abstract The Deepwater Horizon Rig explosion that occurred on 20th April, 2010 resulted in approximately 4.9 million barrels of oil been released into the Gulf of Mexico for months and will go down in history as the biggest and most catastrophic oil spill to ever to occur. This research discusses the underlying issues that caused the explosion. The effect on the stakeholders, BP’s response to the crisis and the different approaches they could have taken before and after the accident.

  • Gulf Oil Spill

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    Gulf Deep-water Oil Spill The Gulf oil spill is considered the worst oil spill and one of the worst environmental disasters in the U.S. history. It was April 20th, 2010, that the Deepwater BP oil rig exploded and penetrated in the Gulf of Mexico sea. The Gulf oil explosion killed 11 workers but most of the impact was on marine species such as turtles, herons, gulls, birds, fishes, and sea mammals. Moreover, 16,000 total miles of coastline have been affected, including the coasts of Texas, Louisiana

  • Persuasive Essay On Oil Spill

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    “In the BP Oil Spill, more than 200 million gallons of crude oil was pumped into the Gulf of Mexico for a total of 87 days, making it the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.” BP has killed thousands of marine wildlife do to the oil spill. “These guys here certainly will survive for a while. But the ones that can 't swim as fast, they 're called prey.” - Stanley D. Rice, U.S. witness. Biological diversity has estimated that the oil spill has killed around 82,000 birds, 6,165 sea turtles, and at least

  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

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    Most companies have their downfalls throughout their history that are either due to natural causes, or due to poor management. The Exxon Valdez oil spill is no exception to this. This particular oil spill has had Exxon Valdez oil spill was an environmental catastrophe that caused lasting effects on the Exxon company, environment and the people who live and depend on the prosperity of the area. On March 24, 1989 the Exxon Valdez tanker loaded with oil entered Prince William Sound, Alaska. Joe Hazelwood

  • Bp Crisis Case Study

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    The BP CSR and Crisis History: Before to the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion, BP encountered numerous disasters and scandals and have a track record of ignoring saftey. The first accident which happened in December 1965, where the BP oil rig Sea Gem while it was being moved and it cost the death of thirteen human lives. Next, on March 23, 2005, BP’s refinery exploded, caught fire in Texas City and 15 workers has died. Later BP was under the lawsuits from the victim’s families and charged

  • Deepwater Horizon Oil Case Study

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    surpassed Exxon Valdez's oil spill in 1989 as the largest oil spill ever seen in US-controlled waters and the Ixtoc I oil spill of 1979 as the largest oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On April 20, 2010, Deepwater Horizon, an ultra-deepwater offshore rig, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico about 41 miles off the coast of Louisiana, killing 11 riggers and injuring 17 others. The fire burned for 36 hours and the Macondo Prospect delivered about 4.9 million barrels of oil before being closed and sealed on

  • Exxon Valdez Case Study

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    Introduction Crude oil from Alaska North Slope located in Prudhoe Bay field lies 800 miles south through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline to the port of Valdez, where super tankers transfer oil from the Alyeska Pipeline Terminal through Prince William Sound (PWS) and the Gulf of Alaska (GOA). March 24, 1989, the 987-foot tanker, Exxon Valdez struck Bligh Reef in PWS, Alaska. It was the largest oil spill in U.S. history at that time. The oil slick spread thousands of square miles onto beaches in PWS affecting

  • Bp Oil Spill Ethical Analysis

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    maine oil spills in history after an explosion occurred on their oil rig. Eleven people were killed and others besides suffered injuries. Not only did this incident affect human life but it also of course affected natural life. On April 20th a blast of natural gas exploded through a concrete core recently put in in order to seal the well if later use was needed. Once released from the well, the natural gas traveled to the deep rigs riser, igniting and killing eleven workers in the process. Besides

  • Bp Oil Spill Research Paper

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    In 2010, there was a catastrophe of Oil Spill in Mexico and it bigly affected individuals ' lives and species in the ocean. A seaward British BP Oil rig broke and spilled around 30,000, 40,000, and 60,000 barrels a day for more than 2 months. This was a catastrophe for nature and for a huge number of individuals. The occurrence that happened on April, 2010 has put a major effect on individuals ' lives. The affliction of Oil Spill in Gulf of Mexico was in the middle of life and passing on the grounds

  • The Exxon Valdez: A Horrific Disasters In History

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    History has recoded the horrific disasters worldwide. Disasters in history have always been heartbreaking and gut wrenching. No matter the magnitude of the disaster someone is afflicted negatively. Some disasters include environmental, weather and wars. Each of these phenomenon’s has left families broken, nations ruined and history wrongly changed. Because environmental, weather- related disasters and war have claimed the lives of many people, these events have had the greatest impact in history

  • Janmar Coating Case Analysis

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    Janmar Coatings, Inc. In-Depth Case Analysis Prepared by: Elliot Thome In partial fulfillment of the requirements of Marketing Management and Policies Submitted February 26th, 2015 Case Synopsis In early January 2005, Ronald Burns, president of Janmar Coatings, Inc., and his senior management executives were faced with the issue of deciding where and how to deploy corporate marketing efforts among the various markets served by the company. To resolve this issue the company must: • Understand

  • The Richfield Oil Disaster

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    There were many oil field accidents in Long Beach after oil was discovered on nearby Signal Hill in 1921, but the most tragic was the June 2, 1933, Richfield Oil Company disaster. An explosion at Twenty-Seventh Street and Lime Avenue killed nine, and injured thirty-five. It was a horrible catastrophe that began with a tremendous refinery blast that was felt in cities thirty miles away; even earthquake instruments in Pasadena registered the explosion. The fire that followed reached two homes, but

  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Case Study

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    The morning of March 19th 1849, the news of an oil spill in the coast of Alaska spread through the United States like a wild fire. The damage caused by this horrific accident has said to be unfixable. This resulted in the spill of 260,000 to 750,000 barrels of oil. The vessel was going a route that was outside of the normal lanes in order to avoid ice. In the six hours of grounding, the Exxon Valdez spilled 10.9 million gallons of its 53 million gallon cargo of Prudhoe Bay Crude, 8 out of the 11

  • Animal Amusement Parks

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    Engrossed in believing that circuses and animal amusement parks are places of enchantment, many are unaware of what is happening behind the scenes. Major companies like The Ringling Brothers have been around for 146 years, giving elephants and other animals an extensive period of suffrage. In 2016 it came to the company's attention that most of the states in America had become anti-circus, leading to the retirement of the iconic elephants. Building a 200-acre center was an act put in place to better

  • A Memento Of Your Service: Torrey Canyon

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    An impending disaster puts pressure for decisive action on those in charge, while at the same time clouding the senses, mistakes in judgment are easily overlooked by all. The story “A Memento of Your Service” was one example for this case, as the super tanker Torrey Canyon, built by Newport News Shipbuilding of Virginia, headed towards dangerous rocks beneath the heavily-laden hull on March 18th, 1967. The largest oil-spill to date happened that day as a result of miscommunication between shipmates

  • Coode Island Fire Case Study

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    Introduction A fire broke out in a suburban chemical storage facility where it leads to a catastrophic incident in Coode Island. The incident happened on August 21, 1991 little after 2 pm, when an explosion happened on Coode Island facility. A chemical storage tank that was holding around 600,000 liters of a hazardous chemical called acrylonitrile caught on fire and exploded with sufficient force. The fire that was burning had extreme toxic smoke that went into the air and traveled over the western

  • Martha Stewart And The Cannibal Polar Bear Analysis

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    Often times when presented with raw facts it can be difficult for an audience to obtain information. In order to make information stick when writing it is important to make a strong connection with your audience. In the excerpt Martha Stewart and The Cannibal Polar Bears in Jon Mooallem’ new book Wild Ones the author makes a strong connection with the audience by seamlessly drawing you in by presenting closeness and familiarity. He simply puts himself to the position to where the reader must look

  • Maersk Drilling Research Paper

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    Jan 2010 - Jan 2012 MAERSK DRILLING | www.maerskdrilling.com Maersk Discoverer 6th Generation Deepwater DP2 MODU Senior Electrician & Electronic & Instrument Technician Maersk Drilling supports global oil & gas production by providing high-efficiency drilling services to oil and gas companies around the world. Maersk Drilling seeks to become a significant and stable contributor to the APMM Group by developing and growing their business within the ultra deep-water and ultra-harsh environment

  • Case Study: The Maersk Group

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    industries. The Maersk Group has five core businesses which include Maersk Line, APM Terminals, Maersk Oil, Maersk Drilling and APM Shipping Services. But the focus of this report is on Maersk Drilling. According to Maersk Drilling fact sheet, they support global oil and gas production by providing safe high-efficiency drilling services to oil companies around the world. Today Maersk Drilling is a leader in the North Sea, where they