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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

By: Julie Coco, PE

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Course Objective

This continuing education course is written specifically for professional engineers with the objective of relating to and enhancing the practice of engineering.

Course Description

257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics:  The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

The purpose of this course is to educate or remind licensees of the ethical expectations required of licensed engineers and surveyors. A case study on the Deep Water Horizon oil rig explosion will focus on the questionable as well as obvious ethical violations enacted by engineers and businessmen that have led to continuing litigation for an oil company. The course will decipher between ethical violations, and civil or criminal violations. The two can be mutually exclusive. This course will also recite established laws and rules related to ethics, as they relate to both engineers and surveyors. It will also highlight the positions taken and changes made by engineering societies and councils as a result of this disaster.

This course is not based upon investigative reporting, nor was it intended to be. It is a compilation of news from several reports, studies, and articles researched and collected by this author over the years. An attempt was made to compile authoritative and unbiased news from a wide variety of sources. Questions on ethical decisions were raised, but no one is judged except by a court of law. A partial list of resources are referenced for the reader’s convenience at the end of the course.


This course satisfies one hour of the ethics training requirement of the following state engineering boards:
Delaware 3-6 hourse required
Florida 1-hour required
Indiana
1-hour required
Louisiana
2-hours required
Maryland
1-hour required
Minnesota
2-hour required
Mississippi
1-hour required
New Jersey
2-hours required
New Mexico
4-hours required
New York
1-hour required
Ohio
2-hours required (rules or ethics)
Texas
1-hour required
Wisconsin
2-hours required
257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Engineer from Greenville
01/11/2019
Good course. Reminds the Engineer how critical their responsibilities are. Have to dig into the material and understand it in order to answer the questions.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Otavio Sayao
01/03/2019
Verified Buyer
excellent case study
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Michael Lattimore
12/31/2018
Verified Buyer
Interesting and informative
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Lawrence Lippert
12/26/2018
HG & LL Engineering Inc.
While I found the course material extremely interesting, I found it a little "lightweight" in achieving the purpose of educating engineers and surveyors about the ethical expectations.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Charles Link
12/25/2018
Design Data, Inc. Lincoln, NE
Simple, straightforward, informative, and fun.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Kristine
12/19/2018
Interesting and well known case helped the interest level. Took longer than an hour but not too long.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Martin C. Percy PE, PTOE
12/07/2018
Verified Buyer
Very interesting background about an environmental disaster with which I had some familiarity, but this course provided a good deal more insight into the issues and failings of the corporate and governmental oversight systems. It also reinforces the importance of Professional Engineering licensure and the obligations and responsibilities of those with that license.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Gene Nobles
12/06/2018
Verified Buyer
Very interesting facts about the incident and I appreciate you discussing the ethics dilemma related to the engineers and the industry.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Gerald Grubesky
12/05/2018
Verified Buyer
Excellent content and very interesting.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Michael Eisenbise
12/03/2018
Verified Buyer
I worked for BP when this happened. Found the course to be helpful, informative, and accurate. Well done.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Stuart Cunningham
12/03/2018
Verified Buyer
I thought that the case study was quite interesting, and well worth the read, even if not required.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Gerald Sudimick
12/02/2018
Verified Buyer
For a study in ethics I found the accounts that took place before and after the explosion on the oil rig was extremely interesting. However, for a study in ethics the ethics section was a little short of the mark.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Jason Fleming
11/29/2018
Very insightful course.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Thomas Trask
11/28/2018
Verified Buyer
This was one of the most interesting and best written courses I have ever taken. It provided details and ethical insights I had not previously seen in print. Well done!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Charles Wilson
11/27/2018
Verified Buyer
The course was interesting and increased my awareness of my ethical and legal responsibilities for protecting the environment. I could not give a 5-star rating because of occasional lapses in clarity and spelling errors (eg, see instead of sea) in the text.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Robert Sullivan
11/12/2018
Verified Buyer
Great case study of the Deepwater Horizon and ethics issues involved in the disaster.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
P W WALLACE
11/09/2018
Verified Buyer
The Deepwater Horizon Disaster was a complicated issue with wrongdoing in several areas; however, this course delivers the ethical breakdowns very clearly.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Donald Carey
11/07/2018
Verified Buyer
The material was interesting. I would have liked to have seen the ethics concepts detailed and developed further. I further would suggest that the text be submitted to a proofreader/editor.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Diego Acuna
10/14/2018
Verified Buyer
Excellent; I loved it.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
10/12/2018
Verified Buyer
Very interesting and informative
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Steven Girrens
10/07/2018
Verified Buyer
I enjoyed perusing the course material. I was on site at BP Houston during well close off, as well as involved in efforts performing independent analyses on behalf of the gov't to determine oil release flow rates and cumulative discharge.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
A. D. Bailey
10/06/2018
Verified Buyer
A reminder of what happens before, during and after a tragic event that could have been prevented.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Jerel Gilmore
09/28/2018
Verified Buyer
Very good information and a good review and explanation of ethics as it applies in oil & Gas which is my field.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
John Higgins
08/26/2018
Verified Buyer
very good Informative and enlightening Thank you
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
douglas jones
08/06/2018
Verified Buyer
Very good
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Steve Kana
08/03/2018
Verified Buyer
Very good course
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Doug Hayworth
07/18/2018
Verified Buyer
very good
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Sheryl Bihler
07/03/2018
This is an excellent summary of the ethical violations surrounding the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Pedro Janer
07/03/2018
Verified Buyer
A well documented case study. Very interesting and easy to follow.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Sean
06/28/2018
great review of engineering ethics in a case study about an incident that should reverberate throughout the gulf states and engineering community for years.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Donna Grace
06/25/2018
Verified Buyer
Excellent narrative
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
David J. Hodges
06/18/2018
Verified Buyer
A very interesting read about an often misunderstood event that highlights the importance of engineers taking seriously their charge of keeping the public safe.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Joe Talago
06/10/2018
Verified Buyer
Very good and informative
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
David Johnson
06/05/2018
Verified Buyer
A great example of why ethics in engineering is important, and also the need for PE's to be involved in project such as this.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Robert Eitel
05/28/2018
Well written and to the point
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Ray T Oxley
05/25/2018
Verified Buyer
I enjoyed the course, ethics definitely important!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Brett Lonergan
05/24/2018
Verified Buyer
A short case study, but good information. I was unaware of the movement to remove the industrial exemption, and how it related to this case.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
RT
05/19/2018
Verified Buyer
This course provides a good review and reminder of ethics for all types of engineering
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Kenneth Weber
05/18/2018
Very intriguing look at how ethics plays a part in everyone's life.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Harvey Stone
05/09/2018
Verified Buyer
Excellent ethics course
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Joseph Phillips
05/08/2018
Verified Buyer
Good initial course. Instructional about the specific BP oil spill case.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Gretchen Kelley
05/03/2018
Interesting, good summary of the disaster, effectively illustrates how unethical decisions or non-actions can help contribute to a real world disaster.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Mike Seidl
04/27/2018
Verified Buyer
Good course and an interesting read.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Joseph Maffei
04/23/2018
Very informative
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Dan
04/21/2018
Verified Buyer
Interesting and as refreshing change to typical regurgitation of state statutes or NCEES guidelines in other courses.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
John Hand
03/24/2018
Verified Buyer
Interesting and informative of the details of the Disaster and the resultant actions to ensure the public safety.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
James Willey, Jr.
03/22/2018
Verified Buyer
Very interesting explanation of the problems encountered during the disaster, charges against the parties in error, and the NCEES/NSPE responses and changes as a result.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Anthony J. Scalamandre, PE, CEA
03/07/2018
Verified Buyer
This was a good overview of a well-known disaster. it was very interesting to dive into the details of the investigation and the ethical issues related to it.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Bill W
03/05/2018
Verified Buyer
This was an enjoyable way to pick up an ethics credit on a very interesting topic. I need to rent the movie again to see how the Hollywood version presented the ethical issues addressed in the course.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
David Fantina
03/02/2018
Verified Buyer
Very interesting course.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Meaghan Capuano
01/30/2018
Verified Buyer
Easy to do on your own time and very interesting topic!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Mitch Riley
01/30/2018
Verified Buyer
I actually learned new information about something that I didn't have any experience with. I enjoyed reading the material, and found it very interesting and useful. I will recommend this course to others. Thanks.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Charles Allred
01/28/2018
Verified Buyer
Good overview of the Deepwater Horizon Disaster. Many lessons to be learned.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Dan Oman
01/23/2018
Verified Buyer
Good case study in professional ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
David Gibbs
01/04/2018
Verified Buyer
A good summary of the ethics issues associated with Deepwater Horizon.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Chris Larson
01/03/2018
Verified Buyer
Well written and speaks to the pressures that cause poor ethical decisions to be made.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Colin Keierleber
12/18/2017
Verified Buyer
I thought the document and the quiz were well done. My complaint is that I was expecting a video presentation when I purchased the course
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Charles Powell
12/16/2017
Verified Buyer
I found this course useful in understanding some of the changes coming in reporting responsibilities
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Walter H.
12/13/2017
Verified Buyer
Good review of why ethics are so important to the profession.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Damon Chmela
12/08/2017
Verified Buyer
good course on the basic principles of ethics in the engineering profession
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Anne
12/07/2017
Verified Buyer
Course was interesting and informative and presented in a manner easily understood by those not familiar with oil rig operations.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Brent
12/06/2017
Verified Buyer
Course was well done. It had good insight of how improvements were made to engineering policy following unethical behavior
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Claude Wilkinson
12/05/2017
Verified Buyer
The course is better than the usual ethic courses; although, it was heavy on the technical side of oil drilling.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Brian Haas
11/29/2017
Verified Buyer
While the first part is highly technical, the ethics discussion in the second half is very good.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Gregory J Koszalinski
11/26/2017
Verified Buyer
Excellent. Very informational and interesting. Thank you.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Jerry Lee Hall
11/12/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting case study used to show failures in engineering ethics due to time and cost pressures.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
11/12/2017
Verified Buyer
Nice overview of the disaster as applied to engineering ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Jacob
11/07/2017
Verified Buyer
Great course! Very good discussion on the case study - evaluation of the ethics and an appropriate review of the PE ethic code and responsibilities.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
ALBERTO SOLANA
10/30/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting case highlighting failure to correct and report errors and and failure to follow safety protocols.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
09/27/2017
Very interesting and informative. I enjoyed learning about what led to the disaster and the final outcomes afterward. A very good case study in engineering ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Michael Post
09/10/2017
Verified Buyer
Quite interesting, especially in light of the recent movie regarding the disaster.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Robert M Dawes
08/25/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting and informative and diagrams/photos appreciated. Well-written. More would have netted five stars. A few typos detracted from document.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Mark Hampton
08/18/2017
Verified Buyer
Fascinating, thank you Julie. Tech details not in my field but the overall theme of an engineer's responsibilities rang true.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
W. R. "Rick" Farmer IV, P.E., SPEC
08/07/2017
Course was a good basic course.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Travis Kenworthy
07/31/2017
Verified Buyer
Nice course, interesting read!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
ALEXANDER MAKKITKA JR.
07/23/2017
Great job explaining the errors and the ethic corrections to make the world safer. As a Professional Engineer, it is your mission to protect the public, so I am very glad that the corrections have been made to protect the public!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Paul Hansen
07/23/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting and informative with regards to Model Rule.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Perry Jennings
06/20/2017
Verified Buyer
A good case study in ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Sam Small
05/03/2017
Verified Buyer
Good course. It might have included a little more about why the Engineers made the decisions they did, costs, pressure from higher ups, etc. This might help us understand the ethical decisions which have to be made.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
James fawcett
05/01/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting course. Informative.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Mike Zigmond
04/29/2017
Verified Buyer
Very interesting case study. Suggestion for improvement: More discussion about the decision-making process on the drill rig that led to the blowout.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
04/28/2017
Verified Buyer
Very interesting real life case study of national importance.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Jason Smith
04/26/2017
Verified Buyer
Straightforward to complete and very interesting. The drawbacks of a "culture of compliance" should make everyone think twice about their roles.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Ronald Kratzer
04/26/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting topic chosen for examples regarding ethics. I think the thought about compliance vs. ethics of protecting public was on target!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Scott Williams
02/28/2017
Verified Buyer
Very interesting read
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Rafael Frias
02/27/2017
Verified Buyer
Well done.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Michelle Diller
02/10/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting topic, but the narrative is a bit choppy and jumps around. A plus to include the web link to more information about the fallout from the disaster.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
James Fort
02/03/2017
Verified Buyer
A good example to use; wish there was a little more detail about the incident, but I can find that elsewhere. Thanks.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
John Ross
02/01/2017
Verified Buyer
This course required thinking in order to arrive at the correct answer. This is what continuing education expects.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Carlos E. Galindez-Garcia
01/29/2017
Verified Buyer
Great course. Since it is related to a recent, very famous event, it was very insightful to know the results of such investigations. All Ethics courses should follow this same pattern- review cases base on real events. The details were very clear- I could have continue reading about this case- and actually end up looking up more facts thru the internet.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
James D. Benoit
01/27/2017
Verified Buyer
I found the course interesting and informative. It was a good analysis of the ethical questions regarding the Deep Water Horizon disaster and the regulatory outcome. I believe the discussion is pertinent to the conduct of engineering professionals regardless of discipline or area of practice.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Philip Hanna
01/23/2017
Verified Buyer
very informative
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Jim Dobbs
01/23/2017
Verified Buyer
Well written and a good case study. Lots of technical background, could have gone deeper into the ethics and expectations of engineers.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Charles S - Waldorf, Md
01/20/2017
Verified Buyer
Nicely presented information and an excellent example of the value of licensed engineers and the situations confronted by, and responsible actions required of, engineers, especially licensed engineers.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Shane Munson
01/16/2017
Verified Buyer
Good Overview of site conditions, case and Governing Bodies
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
William Henrie
01/14/2017
Verified Buyer
Good reading and pointed out a number of issues that generally precede a disaster that could have avoided and maybe make a big difference to the outcome.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Kevin Kerwin, PE
01/09/2017
Verified Buyer
Interesting, multiple perp case where all parties had some culpability-a good choice for an ethical issue.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
CHARLES K WISHMEIER
12/27/2016
Verified Buyer
Very interesting study of what actually happened with the Deepwater Horizon failure, especially the failure rates of the Blowout Preventers without backup system.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Charlie Manzione
12/23/2016
Verified Buyer
Great course. Informative and glad it expanded obligations to report.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Mark Barcelo
12/21/2016
Verified Buyer
The course was very informative.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Henry Block
12/19/2016
Verified Buyer
Much more interesting way to comply with Ethics obligation than simply reading made up examples and guidelines.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Hillary Wright
12/16/2016
The Course went into a lot of detail about the technology of seep water oil wells which was interesting but almost detracted from the course. Suggest to provide an appendix. More time should have been spent on the case study of the ethics involved and perhaps why people got into the situations they did. It mostly seems to present findings without enough context. Finally the author seems to inject a lot of opinion of blame into the course. Suggest it would be more helpful to instruct how to deal with being put into positions of common conflicts that tend to arise. Simply saying you have to throw yourself under the bus isn't good enough!
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Richard Lowndes
12/13/2016
Verified Buyer
Interesting and useful
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Raul Passerini
12/13/2016
Verified Buyer
Great summary of a complicated case study.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Ken Carper
12/10/2016
Verified Buyer
Excellent course.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Ray Conger
12/07/2016
Verified Buyer
Am satisfied.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
John Gibson
12/07/2016
Verified Buyer
The author did a great job of describing what went on during this incident and how it relates to ethics
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Carlos Ortega Rodriguez
12/06/2016
Verified Buyer
The course was interesting and convenient. The only downside is that questions were more for an oil drilling course than ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
R. DeArazoza
12/06/2016
Verified Buyer
Excellent but too long for a 1-hr PDH. Also 11 questions are too much for a 1-hr PDH.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Ryan
12/02/2016
Verified Buyer
Great course about a not-too-distant disaster
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Patrick Stewart
12/02/2016
Verified Buyer
A very interesting write up on the Deepwater Horizon Disaster and the resulting changes to engineering ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Christopher Jones
12/01/2016
Verified Buyer
Interesting reminder of details of actual prosecutions and legal charges. Valuable description of Issues as they affect practice of professional ethics, and repercussions for engineering practice from subsequent NCEES activities.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Oliver Clemons
11/30/2016
Verified Buyer
Interesting, detailed actual ethics case.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Robert E Grace
11/30/2016
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Hits the real requirements for engineering ethics
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Mark Gatlin
11/30/2016
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Interesting case study that ties well with ethics principles
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Robert Sullivan
11/30/2016
Interesting subject matter. I think there is an opportunity to expand the information related to DeepWater Horizon for an expanded course in Ethics.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
John Ashelin
11/30/2016
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
MATTHEW GAGLIANO
11/29/2016
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Bernard Stroh
11/28/2016
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Very informative and concise.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Rod
11/28/2016
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
Alex
11/18/2016
Good course. Much more interesting and informative than a normal ethics course.
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257-A Case Study in Engineering Ethics: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster
John Gabriel
10/27/2016
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Very informative and comprehensive.
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This course is accepted for Ethics training by all state engineering boards. The approval for Florida Engineers (#0010302) expires on May 31, 2019.
Course Code: 100224-03
Course PDH Hours: 1
Engineering Course Approvals
  • This course is accepted for engineering continuing education credit in all states.
  • Ohio rules allow only 6-hours of unsupervised online courses such as this course per license renewal period

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