Rig fail: BOP overboard

NORWAY-based Odfjell Drilling's new Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible rig failed its sea trials last week with the blowout preventer ending up overboard, 80m underwater.

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"It was during the testing of systems connected to the equipment around the BOP that the lower part fell into the sea," the Offshore.no website reported.

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