Deepwater Nautilus, Sister to Deepwater Horizon, Drops Traveling Block

On June 9th, about 100 miles south of Port Fourchon, Louisiana, the Deepwater Nautilus, which is of very similar design to the Deepwater Horizon and also built by Hyundai Heavy industries in Korea, suffered a serious accident when the drill line parted, dropping the traveling block to the drill floor.  The well remained under control, […]

Missing Malaysian Airliner to be Used in a Terror Attack?


I have believed the Malaysia Air Flight 370 Boeing 777 aircraft was diverted from the first I heard that the plane was reported missing last weekend.  Why? First, they were flying in good weather.  Second, 777s are renowned for being reliable and virtually bullet proof.  They are the go-to aircraft on transocean flights and the […]