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The book gives a good overview of the world of off-shore drilling as well as the details necessary to understand the incident.
I strongly recommend everyone read this book to understand more about our oil consumption and how it impacts the people who work in the field and the environment.
This book provided a good, succinct account of the events leading up to the blowout on the Deepwater Horizon and the subsequent oil spill.
This is a well written account of what really happened on the rig that fateful day, as well as the culture and circumstances that gave rise to it.Published 17 days ago by Angela
Gripping "tale" of suspense and intrigue, presented in a most entertaining fashion. I loved the slow work up to the catastrophic event that was the Deepwater Horizon Fire and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Ed - OHST
I chose this because my grandson was on the Deep Water Horizon and jumped ninety feet into the water, his only escape from the fire. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
Great account from author who works on similar vessel. It explains in some detail the process of offshore drilling and the people side. Also look at author's website [... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Richeber
Just shows Deep Water drilling should only be done on a cost + budget ONLY. Lock up the bean counters and pray for the dead & injured. Say a pray for all of us. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Robert G. San Socie
Well written book with practical application for leaders in business, industry, and EHS. Author makes you feel like you know the real people that were involved at all levels of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Marc Mears
I guess it all boils down to what you were expecting, and I expected more.
No wonder I received a new book as a used price.
The focus of this book is a history of the Deepwater Horizon mobile offshore drilling unit (MODU), the run-up to the blowout and the very immediate aftermath of the explosions. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Mr. Andrew Evans
This was recommended by a relative who worked for a long time on an oil rig in the gulf - very realisticPublished 15 months ago by Ruth Ann Broome