Appendix C
Information-Gathering Activities of the Committee

In the course of preparing this report, the committee met eight times. At three of those meetings, oral presentations were made by the following individuals in public session at the invitation of the committee: David Hayes, U.S. Department of the Interior; Michael Bromwich and David Dykes, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement; Erik Milito, Roland Goodman, David Soffrin, and Andy Radford, American Petroleum Institute; Eric Christensen, U.S. Coast Guard; Brian Poskaitis, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, Office of the Maritime Administrator; Kenneth Richardson, American Bureau of Shipping; Steve Vorenkamp, Wild Well Control, Inc.; Mark Bly, Fereidoun Abbassian, Tony Brock, Kent Corser, Steve Robinson, and Dave Wall, BP; Thomas Roth and John Gisclair, Halliburton; and C. R. (Charlie) Williams II, Shell. Some of the presenters were joined by additional representatives of their respective organizations. Interested members of the public at large were also given an opportunity to speak to the committee. In accordance with institutional procedures, the committee visited facilities of BP, Hydril, Shell, and the U.S. Coast Guard that were not open to the public. Committee members also attended the July and August hearings of the Marine Board of Inquiry.


The committee made use of a variety of documents and other sources of information, including some that have been designated as proprietary by the submitters.



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Appendix C Information-Gathering Activities of the Committee In the course of preparing this report, the committee met eight times. At three of those meetings, oral presentations were made by the following individuals in public session at the invitation of the committee: David Hayes, U.S. Department of the Interior; Michael Bromwich and David Dykes, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement; Erik Milito, Roland Goodman, David Soffrin, and Andy Radford, American Petroleum Institute; Eric Christensen, U.S. Coast Guard; Brian Poskaitis, The Republic of the Marshall Islands, Office of the Maritime Administrator; Kenneth Richardson, American Bureau of Shipping; Steve Vorenkamp, Wild Well Control, Inc.; Mark Bly, Fereidoun Abbassian, Tony Brock, Kent Corser, Steve Robinson, and Dave Wall, BP; Thomas Roth and John Gisclair, Halliburton; and C. R. (Charlie) Williams II, Shell. Some of the presenters were joined by additional representatives of their respective organizations. Interested members of the public at large were also given an opportunity to speak to the committee. In accordance with institutional procedures, the committee visited facilities of BP, Hydril, Shell, and the U.S. Coast Guard that were not open to the public. Committee members also attended the July and August hearings of the Marine Board of Inquiry. The committee made use of a variety of documents and other sources of information, including some that have been designated as proprietary by the submitters. 27