Gulf Oil Spill Case Study 1050-1400 words.

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Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word analysis of the British Petroleum Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Complete the following in your paper:

Describe the main events of the incident and the principle parties involved in a timeline.

Describe the laws enforced at the time.

List the ecological risks of the affected area at the time of the spill.

Forecast what may be required of the oil industry relative to future risk assessments.

How can economic value be allocated in this scenario?

Describe the process of defining ecological value and discuss the application of probabilistic risk assessment methods in this case. Discuss the hazards and the risk uncertainties that can lead to a reanalysis of this case using probabilistic assessment.

Describe how the risk assessment correlated to observed field studies and evaluate the importance of this type of correlation in general for all risk assessment efforts.

What are the ecological and social values of concern in this case?

Establish a value for the ecological components in this case. Are there any tradeoffs between wildlife and development? Why or why not? How is this risk assessment actually determined?

Cite two references.

Format your analysis consistent with APA guidelines.

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The British Petroleum Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
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THE BRITISH PETROLEUM OIL SPILL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO
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Main events of the incident…………………………………………………………………………….3
Laws enforced at the time. …………………………………………………………………………….3
Ecological risks of the affected area. ………………………………………………………………..4
May be required of the oil industry relative to future risk assessments. ………………………..4

Allocation of economic value in this scenario………………………………………………………5

Ecological value………………………………………………………………………………………..5

Application of probabilistic risk assessment methods…………………………………………….6

Risk assessment………………………………………………………………………………………..6

Ecological and social values of concern in this case……………………………………………7
References. ……………………………………………………………………………………………7

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THE BRITISH PETROLEUM OIL SPILL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO

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The BP oil spill is a spill that occurred on the 20th of April 2010 in the Gulf of Mexico on
the BP operated Macondo prospect. This spill was considered the largest oil spill in the
petroleum industry where eleven people were considered dead. The spill was estimated to be 4.9
million barrels of discharge that proved difficult to contain at that time.

Main events of the incident.

The spill was due to an explosion that occurred killing up to eleven people and
contami...


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