By the numbers...
Exxon Valdez...Estimated Leakage...10 M Gallons, 250,000 Barrells
BP Oil Spill..No one knows for sure
Minimum 5,000 Barrells a day....with (according to BP Execs) Potential to rise to 60,000 Barrels a day.
BP Oil Leak May Soar 12-Fold If Dome-Cap Plan Fails
BP ups spill est. from 5,000 to 60,000, feds gave BP free pass in ‘09 study
As many as 60,000 barrels a day could be spewing from beneath the sea bed, threatening environmental disaster, though the official figure is put at
Read more: www.dailymail.co.uk...
WASHINGTON — In a closed-door briefing for members of Congress, a senior BP executive conceded Tuesday that the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of
Mexico could conceivably spill as much as 60,000 barrels a day of oil, more than 10 times the estimate of the current flow.
The scope of the problem has grown drastically since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank into the gulf.
OK? We could be looking at 60,000 Barrells a day. If BP is saying maybe 60k barrells then I tend to believe them. They have every reason to give low
estimates. This isn't the media's numbers.
Exxon Valdez was 250,000 Barrells...this is 60,000 A DAY!!!!!
That means we have eclipsed Exxon Valdez by my math and are heading toward the worst oil spill in human history....1 mile under water...not an easy
All we are doing now is waiting for it to wash up on shore.
Someone please show me I am wrong.