Editorial: Drilling risks exposed
Device's Design Flaw Let Oil Spill Freely
""They have to rethink the whole design," said Elmer P. Danenberger III, who is not involved in the investigation, but oversaw U.S. offshore drilling rules until he retired in December 2009.
The investigators' finding could be a problem for the oil industry. Drilling rigs around the world rely on blowout preventers, most of them with the same basic design as the one that failed on the Deepwater Horizon."