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Originally posted by Aeons
reply to post by jeffrybinladen
I don't disagree - however....
What is the height of this reservoir that is spewing in this area? How much area do they have to work in? If the producing zone is 10 feet in height that's great. If it is 2ft, more wells drilling too close might exacerbate the damage.
How close do you need to be in to drop the pressure on the damaged one?
It seems that the current plans for the secondary relief wells is to control them the same way as the one that failed. With mud. Why are they under the impression that this is going to work the second and third time when it collapsed the first time?
What's different about relief well one and two that they won't do exactly the same thing?
Is it that the pressure will be distributed into the two or three boreholes, and the expectation is that this will allow them to regain control of the first and prevent the other two from doing the exact same thing?
Are they sure that this works under the water? Because, I don't know subsea drilling at all or the geology of it and the math. But it seems to me that much of the pressure isn't from under the ground - it is from the weight of the water on top pushing down. It might not reduce pressure - it might just mean that it drains the reservoir faster with consistent pressure all around. That's not really an improvement.
Top kill didn't work. No one to my knowledge has ever tried a horizontal kill.
Originally posted by Scalded Frog
Originally posted by Cloudsinthesky
Originally posted by TankWolf
Last night in Australia one of our MSM investigative journalist shows 60 minutes showed probably the most disturbing footage of the oil slicks Ive seen yet. Somehow they were granted access over the area from the US Coast Guard. The whole report is pretty horrific to be honest but I was proud to see that our media was atleast showing the public the true extent of how bad this oil disaster really is.
Anyway I must say give this video a watch to see them follow KMs of oil slicks by helicopter its absolutely devastating to see.
They have pulled the Aus video showing just how bad this spill really is.............There is a reason for it being pulled and we will all find out very shortly..
I have learned to download videos like this ASAP but last night my computer had crashed and I didn't have my software reinstalled yet.
Hopefully someone has downloaded this video and can upload it?
Originally posted by Equinox99
The thing that pissed me off the most is finding out that it would have took just $500,000 to avoid this catastrophe. If BP would have installed the acoustic device to close the BOP it would been shut off long ago.
The Bush era allowed for a lot of deregulation of business practice. Other parts of the world, the oil rig would require the acoustic shut off switch but why not in the US?
Normally, the pressure of hundreds of meters of water above keeps the frozen methane stable. But heat flowing from oil drilling and pipelines has the potential to slowly destabilize it, with possibly disastrous results: Melting hydrate might trigger underwater landslides as it decomposes. Scientists hypothesize, in fact, that 8,000 years ago, decomposing hydrate helped to generate a gigantic landslide under the North Sea. The resulting tsunami scoured the Norwegian fjords and scattered seafloor sediment across Holland and Scotland. While no one is predicting that drilling could catalyze an event of such catastrophic proportions, an underwater slide in an oil field could cause enormous environmental damage from oil spills that couldn't be easily stopped.
Originally posted by cosmicpixie
reply to post by coastalite
I don't want to derail the thread so will keep this short but there is an international organization called Share International, an NGO affiliated with the UN. For years it's head honcho Benjamin Creme has been preparing the world for the arrival of Maitreya and the so called Ascended Masters. The info he puts out also concentrates ALOT on the ET phenomena and Space Brothers as he calls them. Long story short the Masters and ETs are coming to help us fix the planet which includes knowledge of free energy being dispersed. This org, puts out a magazine every 2 months in which many *important* people give interviews and/or write arti cles....diplomats, MP's, royalty , leading scientists, environmentalists, etc. Do some research into them.
They bill the space brothers and masters as benevolent but it's a little too convenient that they would wait until the world is crippled prior to their arrival which would also conveniently tie in with all the many ancient prophecies of the gods/custodians returning to usher in a new world when the old one crumbles.
When you factor in that so many of the so called prophecies-coming-true could easily have been deliberately orchestrated by the PTB over the years then you wonder if a certain holy book or 2 isn't just being used as a blueprint for planetary control with the elite making things happen to bring about the new age overseen by the REAL controllers of the planet who may APPEAR benevolent but are really wolves in sheeps clothing.
Just my theory and I won't talk about it any more as this is not really the thread to discuss it on. (Sorry OP !)
[edit on 13/6/10 by cosmicpixie]