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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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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Apr 01, 2013 02:55 PM

Statement of CSB Chairperson Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso on Court Decision in Deepwater Horizon/Macondo Investigation Case

Statement of CSB Chairperson Dr. Rafael Moure-Eraso on Court Decision in Deepwater Horizon/Macondo Investigation Case

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Apr 01, 2013 12:36 PM

Ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Affirming CSB Jurisdiction in Deepwater Horizon Explosion Investigation

Ruling of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas Affirming CSB Jurisdiction in Deepwater Horizon Explosion Investigation

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Jul 20, 2012 04:00 PM

In Formal Papers Submitted for Public Hearing in Houston, CSB Offshore Safety Consultants Examine Performance Indicators as an Effective Way to Prevent Catastrophic Accidents like Deepwater Horizon

In Formal Papers Submitted for Public Hearing in Houston, CSB Offshore Safety Consultants Examine Performance Indicators as an Effective Way to Prevent Catastrophic Accidents like Deepwater Horizon

Jul 20, 2012 12:00 AM

Better safety data could help prevent oil industry disasters - By Rafael Moure-Eraso

Click the following link to view the article on chron.com - http://bit.ly/Lxc81F

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Jul 18, 2012 02:05 PM

CSB Announces Expert Panel Participants for Two Day Hearing on Safety Performance Indicators in Houston, Texas, on July 23-24

CSB Announces Expert Panel Participants for Two Day Hearing on Safety Performance Indicators in Houston, Texas, on July 23-24

Jul 02, 2012 12:00 AM

CSB Announces Two Day Public Hearing to Release Preliminary Findings into the Macondo Blowout and Explosion in Gulf of Mexico; CSB Board Members and Staff will Hear from Experts on the Importance of Using Effective Safety Indicators

CSB Announces Two Day Public Hearing to Release Preliminary Findings into the Macondo Blowout and Explosion in Gulf of Mexico; CSB Board Members and Staff will Hear from Experts on the Importance of Using Effective Safety Indicators for Major Accident Prevention

Apr 19, 2012 02:00 PM

CSB Investigation into Macondo Blowout and Explosion in Gulf of Mexico Continues; Two Public Hearings and Interim Reports Scheduled for this Year

CSB Investigation into Macondo Blowout and Explosion in Gulf of Mexico Continues; Two Public Hearings and Interim Reports Scheduled for this Year

Dec 08, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB Announces Expert Panel Participants for December 15 Hearing on Regulation of Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Practices

Washington, DC, December 8, 2010 - The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced the panel participants for its daylong public hearing entitled “Regulatory Approaches to Offshore Oil and Gas Safety” which will be held on December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC. The hearing is part of the CSB’s ongoing investigation into the April 20, 2010, fire and explosion on the Deepwater Horizon that killed 11 workers.

Nov 29, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB to Hold Hearing in Washington DC to Hear Expert Testimony on Regulation of Offshore Oil and Gas Safety Practices

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) today announced that it will be holding a daylong public hearing entitled “Regulatory Approaches to Offshore Oil and Gas Safety” on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Washington DC. The meeting is part of the CSB’s ongoing investigation into the April 20, 2010, fire and explosion on the Deepwater Horizon that killed 11 workers. The hearing will bring together international regulators, union representatives and industry groups to discuss approaches to regulating the safety of offshore oil and gas exploration and production.

Jun 21, 2010 12:00 AM

Letter to Chairmen Henry A. Waxman and Bart Stupak

As requested, I have attached the U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) scoring of the BP/Deepwater Horizon/Transocean incident that occurred on April 20, 2010.

Jun 21, 2010 12:00 AM

CSB to Investigate Root Causes of BP Deepwater Horizon Blowout Accident: Announcement Made in Letter by Chairman John Bresland to U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce

CSB to Investigate Root Causes of BP Deepwater Horizon Blowout Accident: Announcement Made in Letter by Chairman John Bresland to Chairman Henry Waxman of House Energy and Commerce Committee and Chairman Bart Stupak of Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

Jun 08, 2010 11:51 AM

Statement from CSB Chairman John Bresland Regarding House Committee Request to Investigate BP Deepwater Horizon

I have received the letter from Chairmen Waxman and Stupak of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, requesting that the CSB investigate the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout.

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