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Oil stopped flowing at 2:25 p.m. local time, Mr. Wells said, when engineers closed the choke line, the final seal of the well. Engineers and scientists will now examine the results of the tests every six hours to determine the pressure levels.
Originally posted by lasertaglover
reply to post by theonlyrusty
O thank you wise one...
jeez..some people are so gullible.
(and some people don't read much)
so, because the cameras have changed direction and they are not showing any "spewing oil" , everyone thinks that BP has stopped the DE-Zaster!!!!
(most of the people that post here on ATS do so because we do not believe anything that BP or the MSM says)
I'm SURE there are many things going on right at this moment that are not being "fed" to you "online specialists".
(I am SURE that you believe you are sure...but what are you sure about? Tell us what you know instead of letting us be 'fed' o wise one)
just because people watch cnn, fox, msnbc and others every night certainly doesn't mean they are "well informed" as to what is REALLY going on. (REALLY?!?! Wow, maybe that is why we are on ATS in the first place. And in order to post a thread, the mods like a source. Most of us hate the MSM control of news, as is indicated by most of the responses on these threads)
Look at the news you get from the white house press. here the president of the US raised all the taxes on tobacco and he SMOKES........They don't show those scenes now do they. Do you REALLY think you know what is going on behind the scenes? (No we don't, which again, is why we are all here...and, DO YOU KNOW what know is going on? Please share with us all)
Do you REALLY believe that what you are seeing on all the rovers and such is the gospel truth? (Again, reading is helpful. Most of us distrust BP in all aspects, but since the ROV cams is all that we have, we discuss it, rather than act like an arrogant know-it-all)
Have any of you ever been to a movie? (Really?!?!)
peas (Have a great day, and cheer up buttercup)
Originally posted by Nomad451
reply to post by lasertaglover
I don't know but it's a question the begs an answer. The only thing I can think of is maybe BP are deliberately trying to have the seafloor/riser collapse in on itself to make this so bad it would be irreparable.
Everyone wants to see this oil flow shut off so badly. The masses are screaming for it and rightly so, but IF the casing is shot to hell downhole, doing exactly this could have disastrous consequences. A lot of people believe the casing is indeed destroyed below the surface.
If BP fix this, they'll be left with a bill reaching into the tens of billions.
If it collapses in on itself and opens up a giant seafloor hole then the damage is incalculable. How could BP be expected to fix that and pay for that, something the masses were screaming to have done without knowing the consequences?
Maybe I'm looking into it too much. I just hope the casing downhole hasn't been damaged
[edit on 15-7-2010 by Nomad451]