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10/11/2012

Information cable carries data from the penetration cone. Tension is controlled by the Ogura OPC-80N.
Information cable carries data from the penetration cone. Tension is controlled by the Ogura OPC-80N.

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Cabe Atwell
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Cabe Atwell   12/10/2012 5:42:40 PM
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We've had the technology long enough, I am surprised a system like this wasn't already invented. The article makes me think that every water drilling instillation is an anchored disaster waiting to happen. I hope to read more about the development of this robot and how it will make drilling a safer endeavor. I am sure the world would hate to see another Deepwater Horizon event. \

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Greg M. Jung
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Greg M. Jung   10/23/2012 8:46:33 PM
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Interesting article.  I didn't know that these types of systems require such technical complexity. I now have a much greater appreciation for this type of equipment.

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