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Main Title Drilling down : the Gulf Oil debacle and our energy dilemma /
Author Tainter, Joseph A.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Patzek, Tadeusz W.
Publisher Copernicus Books,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 663950241
ISBN 9781441976765; 1441976760
Subjects BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010 ; Oil spills--Mexico, Gulf of ; Drilling platforms--Accidents--Mexico, Gulf of ; Offshore oil industry--Mexico, Gulf of ; Energy policy
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  GC1221 T34 2012 3 copies Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 09/12/2014
Collation 242 p. : photographs, charts ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographic references and index.
Contents Notes Introduction -- The significance of oil in the Gulf of Mexico -- The energy that runs the world -- Offshore drilling and production, a short history -- The energy-complexity spiral -- The benefits and costs of complexity -- What happened at the Macondo Well -- Why the Gulf disaster happened -- Our energy and complexity dilemma: prospects for the future -- Appendix A. Glossary -- Appendix B. Offshore Production -- Appendix C. Operating an offshore platform -- About the authors -- Index.
Place Published New York, NY
PUB Date Free Form 2012
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20120110193905
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 01692cam 2200349Ia 45020