Life on Houtvezelplaat a Gulf of Mexico Oil Drilling Toneel

Life on Board a Gulf of Mexico Oil Drilling Platform

The people of Ursa, Shell’s $1.45 billion oil-and-gas toneel, live 65 miles offshore, te an environment that is requiring and dangerous, and that could drive them crazy. Here’s how they work — and how they cope.

This story wasgoed originally published te September 2000, but it offers an insight into a opzicht of the Gulf oil spill coverage that’s bot overlooked te latest coverage: life on houtvezelplaat an oil equipment – ter this case, Shell Oil’s Ursa podium (above).