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Originally posted by getreadyalready
BP's lack of mud and shortcutting by using too much sea water during the drilling process is what allowed the original Methane bubble to traverse the pipe and cause the explosion.
Originally posted by curioustype
Anyone seen this, appearing post 'Top-Kill' failure as far as I recall...
"Prominent Oil Industry Insider: "Theres Another Leak, Much Bigger, 5 to 6 Miles Away"
Yes shorting allegation sounds possible...especially if this fresh post has anything to it (damage limitation would seem a good idea at this stage to them I'd guess, they may even have the support of the government - shorting - in an attempt to raise funds for compensation...?)
Originally posted by Maxmars
They halted pumping for 16 hours, began a mud/junkshot mix, and are now asking for another 48-hours to 'assess'.
I'm not encouraged.
Failure (Source validity has been questioned... )
[edit on 28-5-2010 by Maxmars]
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
...the deposit that they have tapped into may be worth trillions.