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Deepwater Horizon Disaster and the Future of Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico (Part 1)

The Deepwater Horizon accident: what happened and why?

Roland Horne
Thomas Davies Barrow Professor, Department of Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences

Part one in a two public lectures on the Deepwater Horizon disaster and the future of drilling in the Gulf of Mexico will feature Stanford faculty discussing the accident, what happened, and why; oil and gas production in the Gulf and what it means as a resource, now and in the future; the impacts of the spill; and regulatory reform.