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Interior Department Issues a Report on Failure of Blowout Preventer

Det Norske Veritas

A report was released by the Interior Department on Wednesday which stated that a BP well in the Gulf of Mexico blew out last April causing the death of 11 workers and it also spewed millions of barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

A Norwegian company was hired as a part of the federal investigation into the matter and the report issued by it could lead to design changes in blowout preventers, devices that are the last line of protection to prevent drilling disasters.

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