posted on Jun, 26 2010 @ 05:53 AM
Originally posted by icecold7
it was deeper then anybody EVER drilled b4
Not entirely true. the Russians have done it - and deeper... BUT, On Land
While you weren't paying attention the Russians have become a powerhouse in the drilling/petroleum industry - bigger than the Saudis, apparently.
The Deepwater Horizon was supposed to help keep U.S./BP up with the Jones', so to speak. Without understanding exactly all of the possible perils,
we just kept going deeper... and, deeper.