He have too ban drilling in GOM all together. Any oil man knows this could happen anywhere. Even in shallow water.
It's called a blowout preventer failure.
Best I can figure, there needs to be a way to engage the preventer other than the rig Floor. as the rig floor vanished.
They have remote operated B.O.Ps ... who wants to bet that some regulation gets passed requring these on new builds?
B/c when it really comes down to it this the fault of the subsea B.O.P. Regardless of the cause of blowout and explosion they should of been able to shut off the B.O.P at the sea floor. Why they couldn't I haven't seen yet. But it was appartenly a Cameron subsea B.O.P. Obviously it must of been damaged either somehow in the blowout or when the rig sunk and the pipe fell, which would by my bet
He's not a Marxist. That would be Lenin who with others was responsible for overthrowing the Russian Government way back when.
Actually his policies are more center-left while the Republican party has decided to play in far Right field running around in circles shouting "No!" at any rational idea.
For example. Consumer Protection Agency. No way do we need that. Let's keep screwing the poor people with interest rates that would make Shylock blush.
All you haters should be ashamed of yourself for calling yourself patriots. You are extremely disrespectful and have more in common with the Kristallnacht revelers than good Americans.