OFFSHORE DRILLING: Industry, regulators decry Gulf spill report's focus on equipment Nathanial Gronewold, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2014 HOUSTON -- Are the blowout preventers used in offshore drilling safe? Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.