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Originally posted by mack37
Yeah the blow out has been stoped.!!!
Now for some common sence.
All you people going on about how BP should be run out of town..or better still strung up from the nearest tree make me sick..
Think about this for one minute...BP did NOT own the Deep water horizion rig...it was leased from Transocean....BP did NOT do the cement job on the well head..Haliburton did....placeing the blame on BP is akin it blaming me for a sticky accelerator padal on a TOYOTA that i hired at the airport.
end of rant......flame on...lol
Originally posted by RedAmnesia
And how will concrete dry under water?
From an engineering point of view, Concrete needs 2 weeks to dry to 100% in dry conditions only and only if the thickness is less than 50cm.
This is not true and will never work. Surely if it works, they'd done it in another way.
Portland cement is a hydraulic cement which means that it sets and hardens due to a chemical reaction with water. Consequently, it will harden under water.
Originally posted by skunknuts
I heard that Canada, I think, requires that a relief well be in place BEFORE a well is operational, so that if a blow-out occurs, the proven remedy is ready to go. Let's hope obama comes down hard and puts these types of strict regulations in place before the moratorium is lifted.
Originally posted by jibeho
Conveniently, this news comes just in time for Obamas first press conference in nearly a year. Obama.... Our hero... I can see the hands in the air right now...