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Posted on July 3rd, 2017 by Dr. Sina Ebnesajjad in New Materials & Applications
Aerial View of the Deepwater Horizon Drilling Rig after the Accident (Source: http://media.salon.com)
In the summer of 1976 I worked for an oil company on the Island of Lavan in the Persian Gulf. The island was a logistics and command base for the offshore drilling rigs. We flew in and out of the island on a Boeing 737-100 using a short airstrip and then took helicopters to fly to the drilling rigs. Continue reading “Who ate the Oil from the Deepwater Horizon Spill?” »
Posted on May 19th, 2016 by Christina Valimaki in New Materials & Applications
April 20th marked the sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion, which killed 11 crew members onboard the offshore drilling rig and caused the largest accidental marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry. Continue reading “Looking Closer: New Nanostructure Fabric Mops Ocean Oil Spills” »