68 a causeofthefailureofthecementbarrier

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Unformatted text preview: ........... 61 V. Conclusions on Well Design, Cementing, and Flow Path ........................ 68 A. Cause of the Failure of the Cement Barrier.................................................. 68 B. Contributing Causes of the Cement Barrier Failure ................................... 68 C. Possible Contributing Causes of the Cement Barrier Failure ..................... 70 D. Flow Path Cause .......................................................................................... 73 VI. Challenges at the Macondo Well .................................................................. 75 A. Kicks and Stuck Drill Pipe .......................................................................... 75 B. Scheduling Conflicts and Cost Overruns .................................................... 78 C. Personnel Changes and Conflicts ................................................................ 79 D. Safety Stand‐down ....................................................................................... 8...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2014 for the course BEPP 305 taught by Professor Nini during the Fall '11 term at UPenn.

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