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"There is not a hope on Earth they are going to stop it now," Manga added. "You can plug up a hole, but if you try to plug a crack, stuff just flows around the plug, or the crack gets bigger. The well now has no effect on the erupting mud, it was just the trigger that initiated it."
Originally posted by Xeven
Wonder if they could make some sort of incinerator top hat and just burn it down there as it comes out. I know they would hate to do it since they could not make any money off their leak but we really need to stop the flow and soon.
BP should forget any thought at this point of making any profits till they have this under control.
Originally posted by letscit
reply to post by D.E.M.
the methane wont burn unless mixed with oxygen.
sorry it seems others have already have addressed this. i have seen in a video where it seems bp is burning off the gas with a tube inserted into the oil and gas as it is shooting out.