Joint MMS, USCG Investigation Roadmap

Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Image courtesy USCG-MMS Joint Investigation

The USCG-MMS Joint Investigation released its Roadmap for determining the causes of the Deepwater Horizon casualty and improving the safety net for MODUs operating on the US outer continental shelf (OCS):

1st Public Hearings (5/11‐12/10)
Emergency Response
• Coastal & Flag Prevention Programs
* PII’s requests for submitting witnesses &
evidence are due to Board 6/30.

2nd Public Hearings (5/26‐29/10)
• Flag Prevention Program
Vessel Safety Management System, Risk Assessment & Operational Decision‐making
• Lease Holder & Operator Safety Management
System & Risk Assessment

3rd Public Hearings (7/19‐23/10)
• Vessel Operational Decision‐making
• Lease Holder Operational Decision‐making
• Technical Verification of Adequacy of Well Design & Construction

4th Public Hearings (TBD)
• Expert Input on Adequacy of Macondo 52 Well
Design & Construction
• Expert Input on Improvement to Equipment Design & Certification; Well‐Procedures;
Drilling Crew Training & Licensing; Risk
Assessment; Government Oversight Programs

Substantially Interested State
Republic of Marshall Islands

Parties in Interest
BP
Transocean
Cameron
Halliburton
M-I Swaco
Dril-Quip
Weatherford
Anardako
MOEX USA
Douglas Brown
Curt Kuchta
Jimmy Harrell

Other Activities
DOI OCS Safety Board
National Academy of Engineering
House Energy & Commerce Committee
House Oversight & Government Reform Committee
Natural Resources Committee
DOI Review of MMS
Internal BP Investigation
Presidential Commission

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