Originally posted by shmuu
reply to post by Axial Leader
That's just one of a million wells. I highly doubt BP would prolong this to try to salvage the well. The longer this goes on the more legislation they'll see on the books that makes their jobs much less lucrative. That's like trying to save your contact lens by diving into a tank of underfed piranhas. Yeah, it cost you some money, but it's just a drop in the bucket compared to the medical bills you'll be facing.
According to this, BP has eight deep well operations in the Gulf:
I guess there use to be nine operations...
I don't completely disagree with your point, but I think someone high up at BP is saying "Let's not overreact -- it's just some oil in the Gulf -- we've all seen stuff like this before, etc."
I think BP is just being callous and stupidly, and cruel. That is getting to be more obvious each day.
Back to my point -- wouldn't some explosives seal off the leak?