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The title is quite self-explanatory.... this official release by the National Research Council is dedicated to one of the most catastrophic offshore disasters in the history - the blowout of the Macondo Well resulting in the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The authors of the publication, being the experts in the various offshore related fields such as petroleum engineering, marine systems, geophysics, risk analysis etc., have tried to analyze the reasons and consequences of what happened in order to provide a series of valuable recommendations for the oil and gas industry in order to avoid or at least reduce to the minimum extent the likelihood of any future losses...