Monthly Archives: October 2011

BP Did Not Use Riserless Drilling at Macondo

BP Development of Riserless Drilling Following severe and expensive drilling problems experienced by BP in 2003 at the West Azeri template in the South Caspian, a decision was taken to develop a system of riserless drilling in order to avoid … Continue reading

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Tony Hayward – Libya and Iraq Involvment

Two recent articles (20th September) by Tom Bawden of the UK Independent Newspaper on oil exploration in Libya and northern Iraq involving the newly formed Vallares investment vehicle, headed up by Tony Hayward, Nathaniel Rotchschild, ex-Goldman Sachs CEO Julian Metherill … Continue reading

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