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Very informative book.
Simple but superb analogies follow complex technical descriptions to help the ordinary lay person better understand the highly technical field of deep well drilling.
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.
Good read. Easy to digest. Facts align with the major Macondo/Horizon investigation incident reports. A must read for offshore oil field professionals.Published 3 months ago by Stephen L. Ellis
If you want to know what happened just read the USCG and BOEMR reports. There's almost nothing of substance in this book that isn't in the official reports. Read morePublished 4 months ago by fourdegreesc
I was a little leery of this title, due to John Konrad's involvement (I don't care for his writing style), but after my father, a long time captain pressed me, I caved in; I'm glad... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Dirk & Ali
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 11 months 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 12 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 13 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 16 months ago by Richeber