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Deep Challenge: Our Quest for Energy Beneath the Sea

Deep Challenge blends oil-patch history, eyewitness accounts of disasters, and open access to the official files of Global Marine Inc., the recognized leader in offshore drilling, to tell a true and exciting story.

Hardbound, 250 Pages

Published: November 1998

Imprint: Gulf Professional Publishing

ISBN: 978-0-88415-219-4


  • Foreword. Building Character: Hurricane Camille. In the Beginning: From Titusville to the Deep Blue. Off the Land and Into the Water. The Tidelands Issue: The Fight for a Fortune in Offshore Oil. CUSS and the World's First Drillship. Into Gulf Waters. Project Mohole: Tripping to Hell and Back. A Fleet of Drillships. A Time of International Growth and Innovation. A Global Scientific Challenge. To Go Where No One Had Gone Before, Then Do the Impossible. From Boom to Bust. From Bust to Boom. Deep Frontier. Appendix: How to Drill an Oil Well in the Middle of the Ocean: A Quick Primer.


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