Federal government wants more warning gauges on offshore rigs

12/27/2010 | FuelFix.com

There is a rising consensus among federal officials and spill investigators that the oil and natural gas industry must install more warning devices on offshore-drilling equipment. Officials are particularly concerned with BP's blowout preventer, a device that failed to stop oil from the Macondo well from spilling into the Gulf of Mexico. Some industry groups, including the International Association of Drilling Contractors, are proposing measures to enhance real-time information from blowout preventers.

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