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"I would assume that 500m barrels would be a more likely estimate," said Tadeusz Patzek, the chairman of the department of petroleum and geosystems engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. "I don't think you would be going after a 50mbarrel reservoir so quickly. This is just simply not enough oil to go after."
Originally posted by loam
Regardless of the actual size, this disaster is huge enough and most of America is still asleep.
The future will be very difficult.