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Human Error Cited as Cause of Rig Explosion

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The September 5, 2010, edition of the Times-Picayune described five errors that lead to the explosion of the Deep Water Horizon oil rig that killed 11 men. David Hammer cites the following human errors that caused the explosion of the Deep Water Horizon:

1) Fewer barriers to gas flow

2) Fewer centralizers to keep cement even

3) No bond log to check cement integrity

4) Pressure test misinterpreted

5) Mud barrier removed early

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