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The Resource Disaster on the horizon : high stakes, high risks, and the story behind the Deepwater well blowout, Bob Cavnar

Disaster on the horizon : high stakes, high risks, and the story behind the Deepwater well blowout, Bob Cavnar

Label
Disaster on the horizon : high stakes, high risks, and the story behind the Deepwater well blowout
Title
Disaster on the horizon
Title remainder
high stakes, high risks, and the story behind the Deepwater well blowout
Statement of responsibility
Bob Cavnar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Provides detail about the oil well accident that occurred in April of 2010, which the author describes as the worst oil well accident in United States history, and examines the oil industry, its resistance to regulations, and government concessions that cause the issues to remain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cavnar, Bob
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
TD427.P4
LC item number
C38 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • BP (Firm)
  • BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010
  • Oil spills
  • Oil wells
  • Offshore oil well drilling
Label
Disaster on the horizon : high stakes, high risks, and the story behind the Deepwater well blowout, Bob Cavnar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-220) and index
Contents
Unleashing the beast and paying the price -- The well from hell : drilling the Deepwater -- How blowout preventers don't work -- Technology reaching beyond our ability to control it -- A rogue from the start : influencing world politics, gambling with safety -- How did we get here? A brief history of offshore drilling -- Corporate shape-shifting and the BP-government merger -- How not to save an ecosystem : dispersants, skimming, and booming -- Top cap, top hat, top kill, capping stack : making it up as we go along -- Going for the kill : firefighting and relief wells -- The politics of offshore drilling -- The aftermath : what do we do now?
Control code
651903183
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 230 p.
Isbn
9781603583169
Isbn Type
(pbk. : recycled, alk. paper)
Lccn
2010039935
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)651903183
Label
Disaster on the horizon : high stakes, high risks, and the story behind the Deepwater well blowout, Bob Cavnar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-220) and index
Contents
Unleashing the beast and paying the price -- The well from hell : drilling the Deepwater -- How blowout preventers don't work -- Technology reaching beyond our ability to control it -- A rogue from the start : influencing world politics, gambling with safety -- How did we get here? A brief history of offshore drilling -- Corporate shape-shifting and the BP-government merger -- How not to save an ecosystem : dispersants, skimming, and booming -- Top cap, top hat, top kill, capping stack : making it up as we go along -- Going for the kill : firefighting and relief wells -- The politics of offshore drilling -- The aftermath : what do we do now?
Control code
651903183
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xviii, 230 p.
Isbn
9781603583169
Isbn Type
(pbk. : recycled, alk. paper)
Lccn
2010039935
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)651903183

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