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Bob Cavnar on BP's "static kill" & the relief wells

More on what’s in BP’s drilling mud from Mother Jones: BP Lies (Again), This Time on Drilling “Mud

Bob Cavnar noticed BP was re-looping some of their video feed and it was not live recently. 24 more words

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How About Some Relief?

On may 2nd and May 16th BP started drilling relief wells.

How do these things work?  You have to drill parallel  with the problem well and when you get below it you curve and intersect the well and deflect material into the new relief well.  372 more words

Officials warn oil could gush until August

BP engineers on Monday scrambled a new high-risk operation to stem the devastating Gulf oil spill now described as the worst environmental disaster in US history. 36 more words

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Require Relief Wells From the Start

It appears some countries are aware of the dangers involved in off shore drilling. Canada has a standing policy for some of these wells that require a relief well to be dug before a disaster so that during an event like the BP well in the Gulf, sealing the well via the relief would be ready at a moment’s notice. 195 more words

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