Thursday, September 9, 2010

Deepwater Horizon: Accident Investigation Report

This report, dated September 8, 2010, by BP offers the results of their investigation into the incident that killed 11 men and created the worst environmental catastrophe in US history. Eight key findings related to the cause of the incident emerged. No sigle cause precipitated the incident but rather a series of mechanical failures, human judgments, engineering design, operational standards, and crew inefficiencies combined to allow the initiation and escaltion of the event.

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