About Those Oil Rig S.W.A.T. Teams…

    With great fanfare, President Obama dispatched Interior Department “S.W.A.T Teams” to all 29 active deepwater drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Their charge: Perform a thorough, complete drilling inspection of each deepwater rig. Key on the BOP [blowout preventer] test time frame, leaks and resolution, discrepancies, and repairs. Make sure well control drills were performed as required by 30 CFR 250.462. What’s that? You | Read More »

    About Those Oil Rig S.W.A.T. Teams…

    With great fanfare, President Obama dispatched Interior Department “S.W.A.T Teams” to all 29 active deepwater drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. Their charge: Perform a thorough, complete drilling inspection of each deepwater rig. Key on the BOP [blowout preventer] test time frame, leaks and resolution, discrepancies, and repairs. Make sure well control drills were performed as required by 30 CFR 250.462. What’s that? You | Read More »

    More Tales From The Darkside… SWAT Teams To Oil Rigs.

    For the elected President of a free and sovereign people, Barack Obama behaves more and more like a third world banana republic tin-horn dictator. Totalitarian minded regimes all have certain things in common, and Obama is working overtime to acquire as many of these attributes as possible before we stop him in November. With the anticipated Republican victories we should be able to stop all | Read More »

    Offshore Safety Factoids

    MMS’s Annual SAFE Awards Luncheon is usually held in conjunction with the mammoth oil industry trade show, the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston. The SAFE Awards honor those companies with exemplary safety and environmental performance during the previous year. The evaluation is based on records from MMS’s active inspection programs. This year’s SAFE Awards Luncheon, scheduled during next week’s OTC, has been postponed due to | Read More »