The Arctic is a region that presents particularly challenging conditions for the oil industry and for responders due to the increasingly extreme weather conditions (cold, ice, hurricane force winds) and remote location with limited response infrastructure.

Arctic Drilling

The Arctic is a region that presents particularly challenging conditions for the oil industry and for responders due to the increasingly extreme weather conditions (cold, ice, hurricane force winds) and remote location with limited response infrastructure.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2012-03-01
AlbumHuman > Mining
TypeSymbol
Project(s)Oil Spill Commission Action
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Filesize13 kB (svg)   29 kB (png)
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Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)