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BP thinks it's gonna last at least 18 months?

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posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 08:29 PM
From another website :

I have a friend who was hired by BP to supply 3 meals a day to the workers in Grand Isle. He is a caterer. Leaves home at 3:00 a.m. and is working 12-14 hour days.

They told him his job would last for at least 18 months.

I hope it's not true... or they just lied to him...

Another report...

Just came from a friend of my dad's for a fathers day dinner, anyway he was a crabber on the Gulf coast who is now subcontracted by BP, they came to them last week wanting next of kin information, these are the guys working the boats putting out booms.

My dad's friend said it is all a sham, all the rumors are true about them moving crews around for media, he said there is so much we are not being told, that there is such a black out, he said they were told last week of the dangers of the methane causing the boats to sink is a real possibility.

He looked really shaken, he said they have been told not to talk to media, he said there would be no warnings if the worst were to happen, that it would happen and all be over in a heart beat.

I am sick to my stomach as I write this, it means we really are all sitting ducks, this man has known me all of my life and he is one of my dads best friends, he is not a fearmonger.

He said that if he had a way to warn us he would but there would be no way because the methane would take them all out so fast. I asked him why is he going back tomorrow, he said he had no choice, his whole livelihood is gone, he has a family to take care of, he looked so defeated.

I came home told my husband all of this and he said that he was not going to live with doom and that what he was going to do was his normal thing, just up and leave for his job, lose his time at work, leave for hobbies... normal life basically... I said yes but we have 2 little boys that don't deserve this, he walked out of the room and went back to his xbox.

Let's hope those reports are not true... because if they are, and from what I've read on the whole methane problem, it's possible... that it could be real... that's quite scary...

Anyway I'm putting it out there... believe it or not. Personally I'm not quite believing it but I'm putting it in the back of my mind.

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 08:45 PM
When they say methane could sink the boats, what do they mean? A blast coming up out of the ocean from the floor and capsizing them?

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 08:48 PM
reply to post by frazzled

It means that when methane is released, it expands a lot, so it creates immense bubbles of methane that could kill people and/or capsize boats.

Not to mention it could come out in a big bubble and explode on the surface if there's anything to light it up.

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 08:56 PM
reply to post by Vitchilo

Ah, okay. I've seen this scenario being discussed lately; very scary indeed.

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 09:08 PM

Originally posted by Vitchilo
Not to mention it could come out in a big bubble and explode on
the surface if there's anything to light it up.

Could have a methane bubble explosion be responsible
for sinking the South Korean Ship???

back to the OP

as far as cleanup goes. I think the Exxon Valdez spill
cleanup lasted over 10 years. Maybe I'm wrong.
I think this cleanup will last longer than 18 months.

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 09:16 PM
Thats VERY disturbing information to hear.

If the big shot oil tycoons do not STOP buying out, and crushing technologies that eliminate our need for oil, we better find a DIFFERENT planet to live on as we are DESTROYING this one FAST!!!!

The common people of the planet wouldn't have to rely on oil if the CORRUPT oil tycoons who have only PROFIT and GREED on the their minds 24/7 would try to think about our planet and life itself for a CHANGE.

[edit on 20-6-2010 by Shine71]

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 09:20 PM
They have blamed methane bubbles on Bermuda Triangle ship losses. They found a torpedo near the South Korean ship, that's what got investigated.

I heard on Fox n Friends this morning they said it could be between 2 and 4 years. It seems everyone hears something different, but all bad. And for a long time.

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 09:21 PM
of course it will be that long, if not longer. Look how long the cleanup effort for the exxon valdez was.

This si just beginning to hit the shores, and has been going on for two months. BP and the government say it will be at LEAST a few months before a relief well is dug, if not FAR longer.

so yes 18 months seems reasonable.

posted on Jun, 20 2010 @ 10:03 PM
It'll be at least 18 months. For the cleanup at least. The title was a bit misleading for me as I thought it was referring to the actual oil gusher instead of how long meals will be served. Unfortunately that's possibly true also. This whole thing is a mystery and a unique disaster with unbeknownst consequences or proper actions to be taken. I'd venture to guess there will be workers getting 3 meals a day for a while.

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