Cases & Deals

Transocean defends against litigation and handles other matters related to 2010 Gulf of Mexico explosion and oil spill

Clients Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc.

Jones Day represented Transocean Offshore Deepwater Drilling, Inc. and certain of its affiliates in connection with the April 20, 2010 explosion of the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig at the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico that resulted in the deaths of eleven crew members and the largest oil spill in U.S. history. Jones Day assembled a multi-office and multi-practice team of attorneys to represent Transocean in litigation, regulatory proceedings, a Congressional investigation, and environmental and insurance matters arising from the incident.