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Unformatted text preview: ell); (2) contamination of the shoe track cement; or (3) pumping the cement past the target location in the well, leaving the shoe track with little or no cement (referred to as “over‐displacement”). The loss of life at the Macondo site on April 20, 2010, and the subsequent pollution of the Gulf of Mexico through the summer of 2010 were the result of poor risk management, last‐minute changes to plans, failure to observe and respond to critical indicators, inadequate well control response, and insufficient This estimate is based upon pressure readings, data, and analysis conducted by U.S. scientific teams commissioned by the National Incident Commander. See http://www.doi.gov/news/pressreleases/US‐Scientific‐Teams‐Refine‐Estimates‐of‐Oil‐Flow‐from‐
BP‐Well‐Prior‐to‐Capping.cfm. 1 1 emergency bridge response training by companies and individuals responsible for drilling at the Macondo well and for the operation of the Deepwater Horizon. BP, as the designated operator under BOEMRE regul...
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