Category: Cameron International

BP Settles with Maker of Deepwater Horizon Blowout Preventer

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Cameron International,Deepwater Horizon,Environment,Gulf Coast,World Maritime News on December 28, 2011

Under a legal settlement announced on Friday, Dec 16 by BP, Cameron International, maker of the Deepwater Horizon blowout preventer that failed to stop the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico last year, has agreed to pay $250 million to BP.

Deepwater Horizon Disaster Prompts New Safety Measures from BOP Manufacturers

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Cameron International,Deepwater Horizon,Louisiana Maritime News,Texas Maritime News on May 24, 2011

HOUSTON, TX – The Gulf oil spill that occurred on April 20, 2010, due to defects in the blowout preventer on the Deepwater Horizon. has prompted new innovations in safety equipment. Earlier this month in Houston at the Offshore Technology Conference, three major manufacturers of blowout preventers announced new designs, an annual display of the… read more

Maritime Lawyer for Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig Survivor Tells PBS His Client Has No Income and His Case is Still Stalled in Federal Court

Posted in BP British Petroleum,Cameron International,Deepwater Horizon,Halliburton,Maritime Lawsuits,Texas Maritime News,Transocean on April 25, 2011

HOUSTON, TX – On PBS Newshour, Hari Sreenivasan conducts an interview with Chris Choy, his wife, Monica and his attorney, maritime lawyer Steve Gordon. One Year Later after the explosion, fire and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon, oil rig worker, Chris Choy has had no income and his case is stalled in Federal Court.