BPs Top Kill is a failure-gusher continues to spill oil in huge quantities

For an excellent course on Safety Instrumented Systems, including topics such as Functional Safety, Safety Integrity Level (SIL calculations) and related topics, have a look here ——————————————————————————————— May 30, 2010– It is now 40 days since the oil spill caused by the explosion, fire and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig started. BP’s much […]

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BP Oil Spill worse than the Exxon Valdez spill? Experts debate

For an excellent training course on Functional Safety and Safety Instrumented Systems, please take a look here ——————————————————————————————- May 27, 2010– The Deepwater Horizon oil rig accident may be causing more damage than earlier estimated, say some experts. BPs intital estimates of about 5000 barrels per day may be too much on the lower side. […]

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BP Oil Spill leak may rise to 100,000 barrels per day

For Hazardous Area Classification, download the practical guide to hazardous area classification now! ————————————————————— May 02, 2010 -It is now feared that the BP Oil Spill leak, from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig disaster may rise to about 100,000 barrels per day in a worst case scenario. This will make it perhaps the second biggest […]

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Oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico-12 missing and several injured

For a great guide to Safety Integrity Level, IEC 61511 and other topics, download the e-learning course on Safety Instrumented Systems here. ——————————————————————————————– April 21, 2010 -Several people were missing and others reported to be injured, after an explosion on an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. The oil rig, named Deepwater Horizon, is […]

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