A rapid response study of the hercules gas well blowout

Samantha B. Joye, Joseph P. Montoya, Steven A. Murawski, Tamay M. Özgökmen, Terry L. Wade, Raffaele Montuoro, Brian J. Roberts, David J. Hollander, Wade H. Jeffrey, Jeffery P. Chanton

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Abstract

On 20 April 2010, the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig lost well control while drilling at the Macondo prospect in the Gulf of Mexico. At the time of the Macondo blowout, the academic scientific community was ill prepared to initiate and rapidly conduct the necessary coordinated interdisciplinary studies of the environments around the discharge area.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-342
Number of pages2
JournalEos (United States)
Volume95
Issue number38
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 23 2014

Keywords

  • Blowout
  • Oceanography
  • Petroleum
  • Rapid Response

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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    Joye, S. B., Montoya, J. P., Murawski, S. A., Özgökmen, T. M., Wade, T. L., Montuoro, R., Roberts, B. J., Hollander, D. J., Jeffrey, W. H., & Chanton, J. P. (2014). A rapid response study of the hercules gas well blowout. Eos (United States), 95(38), 341-342. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014EO380002