Deepwater Blast Survivor Says Workers Missed Warnings

Law360, New York (March 5, 2013, 7:18 PM EST) -- A Transocean Ltd. rig worker testified Tuesday that a counterpart killed in the April 20, 2010, explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon reported the Macondo well was operating safely, despite signs that it was on the verge of a catastrophic blowout.

Transocean senior toolpusher Randy Ezell, who survived the deadly blast, said fellow toolpusher Jason Anderson was among the crew members who misread an important well pressure test, reporting less than an hour before the blowout that the well had no problems.

The so-called negative pressure test...
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