U.S. examines blowout preventer in BP...

U.S. examines blowout preventer in BP oil spill

There are 2 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Mar 23, 2011, titled U.S. examines blowout preventer in BP oil spill. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

The failure of the underwater blowout preventer that led to the massive BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was caused by the inability of attached cutting devices to shear and seal the pipe of the leaking well, the government said on Wednesday.

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Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#1 Mar 23, 2011
Obvious from day one. The question is why
just candid


#2 Mar 25, 2011
Were was the blowout preventer made, what grade of steel and other materal went into making it?

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