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Mar 13, 2015 05:29 PM

Statement by CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Regarding the Federal Appeals Court Action on Jurisdiction to Investigate Deepwater Horizon Accident

The U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday upheld the jurisdiction of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) to investigate the Deepwater Horizon/Macondo well blowout and explosion, turning down an appeal that the full court hear the case brought by Transocean, the owner of the drilling rig.

Sep 19, 2014 09:22 AM

Statement from Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on Decision from the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Affirming CSB Authority to Investigate the April 2010 Blowout and Explosion in the Gulf of Mexico

Yesterday the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the CSB’s authority to investigate the tragic April 2010 blowout and explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.


CSB Releases New Computer Animation of 2010 Deepwater Horizon Blowout

The CSB today released a narrated computer animation recreating the Deepwater Horizon blowout on April 20, 2010.


CSB Board Approves Final Report Finding Deepwater Horizon Blowout Preventer Failed Due to Unrecognized Pipe Buckling Phenomenon During Emergency Well-Control Efforts on April 20, 2010, Leading to Environmental Disaster in Gulf of Mexico

Houston, Texas, June 5, 2014— The blowout preventer (BOP) that was intended to shut off the flow of high-pressure oil and gas from the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico during the disaster on the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig on April 20, 2010, failed to seal the well because drill pipe buckled for reasons the offshore drilling industry remains largely unaware of, according to a new two-volume draft investigation report released today by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB).


Statement by CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso on Fourth Anniversary of Deepwater Horizon Tragedy in Gulf of Mexico; CSB Investigation Reports to be Released at June 5th Public Meeting in Houston, Texas

The comprehensive Chemical Safety Board investigation of the Macondo well blowout is in the final stages of completion and the first two volumes are planned to be released at a public meeting in Houston on June 5.

Jan 07, 2014 04:49 PM

Working Papers on the Safety Case Regulatory Model and its Attributes

Working papers prepared for the CSB and pertinent reference documents considered during the CSB's Macondo investigation.

Jul 24, 2013 01:08 PM

In Statement, CSB Chairperson Rafael Moure-Eraso Applauds Appeals Court Ruling Requiring Transocean to Turn Over Subpoenaed Documents in Agency Investigation of Macondo Accident in Gulf of Mexico

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit in New Orleans, Louisiana, refused to grant Transocean Deepwater Drilling, Inc., owner of the Deepwater Horizon, a stay of a recent federal district court order that the company promptly turn over documents that the CSB has subpoenaed in the course of our investigation into the April 2010 explosion at the Macondo drilling facility in the Gulf of Mexico.

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