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Entries by Robert L. Cavnar from 04/2011

Back to Square One? BOP Investigator Admits to Key Error in Report

| Posted 04.05.2011 | Green

The project manager for Det Norske Veritas, the company who led the investigation of the BOP, admitted an error in the computer model they used to determine the cause of failure of the BOP during the BP well blowout last April.

A Year After the BP Blowout: What We've Learned. And Haven't.

| Posted 04.20.2011 | Green

Today marks the first anniversary of the worst environmental catastrophe in the history of the US. But, unfortunately, most Americans, including our politicians, are suffering from collective amnesia about that tragic event.

Preliminary Deepwater Horizon Report Rips Transocean, Marshall Islands

| Posted 04.23.2011 | Green

This first report from the Joint Investigation board is a stark view into the dangers of complacency, overconfidence, and a convoluted management structure.