This has been troubling me for several weeks now.
I knew there was something wrong with the live feed we were being shown by BP from the gulf oil spill. I just couldn't figure it out until now.
They are showing us the wrong leak!!!!!
We all already know there were 3 leak points. The main "hole" from the drilling rig, as well as 2 smaller leaks from pipes that led away from the
drill hole. Supposedly they have capped 1 of the 3 leaks. The second and larger pipe leak they tried to cap with a cement building basically, which
developed ice crystals from methane and had to be removed.
They did finally get a pipe into the larger pipe to siphon some oil off. I posted about this
Here is the link to the feed BP is showing us.
This is what I finally realized is wrong this morning. Why there have been so many estimates on the amount leaking.
The are still showing the PIPE leak. NOT the actual wellhead leak.
To prove it, here is a video from Yahoo of the feed from a couple weeks ago along with the attempt at dropping the dome onto the leak. BP had said
this was an attempt to cover the main leak, but look at it....
Yahoo video of dome
It is obvious this is still the pipe and not the main riser. There is NO drill column here. They had just cemented it in place. Where is it? This is a
pipe running horizontally across the ocean floor. They are not showing the oil coming from the vertical riser which is a much larger amount than we
They have NEVER shown us the main leak.
Since they have begun to show the "top kill" video, they have shown parts of the main leak. There was a very short clip of a scene behind a CNN
anchor that was possibly it. It looked a lot larger than what we have seen. And the huge gusher there was I'm sure an accidental showing...
It seemed that CNN had multiple views of a live feed from BP. But were only showing us the one BP wanted us to see. CNN obviously has inside
Either way, the single pipe they had been showing us is in no way the main leak. Looking at the live feed now, what they are showing has way more
equipment around it than what they showed.And it was almost an immediate switch.
They finally switched the video to the correct spill, which we still really can't see.
OP edit to reflect more current information. I first posted this before the top kill videos came out....
[edit on 26-5-2010 by webpirate]