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Eastern Gulf Lease Sales

July 9, 2012

Lease sales 225 and 226. Those are the ones to watch. Those are the sales in the Easter portion of the Gulf of Mexico off of Florida’s coast. On June 28, U.S. Secretary of the Interior…

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We are still looking at August to cap BP well

July 9, 2010

According to Adm. Thad Allen, the National Incident Commander, BP is in position to move forward, when the weather conditions allow, to put a second containment cap on Deepwater Horizon well. “That will allow us at…

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Should MMS require relief wells?

June 21, 2010

Maybe a more productive requirement from new and improved Minerals Management Service would be to require all current to begin drilling relief wells. The wells would provide added safety and create more jobs offshore. It’s probably…

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Latest BP Update, with subtitles, notes

May 19, 2010

As of May 18 UNDERWATER —-Subtitle “Don’t expect it to be stopped any time soon.” . The riser insertion tube tool (RITT) containment system is estimated to be collecting and carrying about 2,000 barrels a day…

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Daily Drilling Report for Deepwater Horizon

May 12, 2010

The Daily Drilling Report reveals what may have caused the explosion. According to BP, “before, during or after the cement job, an undetected influx of hydrocarbons entered the wellbore.” In other words, there was a breach…

Scaring us into drilling?

July 1, 2008

Philadelphia City Papers questions the GOP drill agenda. Are they using facts or just spinning the talking heads on TV? I love the opening: With gas prices hovering over $4 a gallon across the U.S., the…