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DQ (C) – Discussion Question 1 – (CDQ directed at upcoming CLA 1) Graduate Level

Prior to reading this DQ, please read the CLA1 assignment and understand what the assignment is asking you to complete. Once you have an understanding of the CLA1 assignment, please continue to the paragraph below to complete DQ1.

Using the Library Information Resource Network (LIRN), JSTOR, or any other electronic journal database, research six (6) peer-reviewed articles that can be used to answer your upcoming CLA1 assignment. Your discussion should summarize the articles in such a way that it can justify any arguments you may present in your CLA1 assignment and should be different from the abstract. In addition to your researched peer-reviewed article, you must include an example of the article researched as it is applied by industry (company, business entity, and so forth).

Please note: This article summary should not be the only article researched for your CLA1 assignment. You may (and should) have several other articles researched to fully answer your CLA1 assignment. The concept of this DQ is to allow students to be proactive in the research necessary to complete this assignment. You may use your article summary, partially or in its entirety in your CLA1 assignment.

Important: Please ensure that your reference for the article is in correct APA format, as your reference in your discussion post. Depending on which electronic database you use, you should see a “Cite” selection for your article. In addition, there should be a variety of articles summarized and as such, students should have different articles summarized. Your summary MUST include ALL of the following in your DQ post (include every item in the bullet list below, or you will not receive full credit):

Do these in order:

● In correct APA format, write the Reference of the article.

● Clearly state what the article is about and its purpose.

● Describe how you will use it in your upcoming assignment.

● Repeat for a total of six (6) peer-reviewed sources.

CLA 1 Comprehensive Learning Assessment – CLO 1, CLO 4

Please read Case 11(C-147) part 4, case studies “Pacific Drilling: The Preferred Offshore Driller” and write a paper with a minimum of five APA formatted pages. 

Please provide at least six (6) peer-reviewed resources in support of your arguments. 

After your learnt about the case study of “Pacific Drilling: The Preferred Offshore Driller,” provide written CLA1 by answering the followings:

● Write a summary of the case as introduction of your paper

● Why offshore drilling?

● Offshore drilling typically used three types, what are the three types of offshore drilling?

● What was the reason for the fall of the company’s stock in 2014? Was the fall of the company’s stock related to the movement of Global Oil prices?

● Was collaboration with Chevron a wise move for the company?

● What were the challenges:

○ Competition in the market including the supply of shale oil, 

○ Technological challenges, and 

○ Dealing with fluctuations in the international oil prices