Learning from failures – the case of oil spills

How well have different oil companies, drilling companies, and countries learned from oil spill disasters in the past? In this video, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddox highlights the eerie similarities between the huge Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 1979 and the deja vu version happening as we speak. How well have different governments learned from oil spill failures and incorporated those learnings into regulations? Some governments have clearly learned MUCH better than others. How well have oil and drilling companies learned how to effectively manage spills like this in the absence of an existing relief well? The know-how apparently exists but isn’t being used properly – for some rather unbelievable reasons.

Read the whole post –> Learning from failures – the case of oil spills