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Should we get our hopes again?

Should we get our hopes again?

BP has submitted its latest plan for containing the oil spewing from its well....30,000, 60,000, 100,000 barrels a day---what don't know what figure to believe any more. For 48 hours, the oil will flow unabated yet again as they try "Top Hat #10." National Incident Commander Adm. Thad Allen [...]

We are still looking at August to cap BP well

We are still looking at August to cap BP well

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 some point with—as other production platforms are brought on board during [...]

Engineers believe relief wells should work

Engineers believe relief wells should work

Last week, I heard rumors that the relief wells that are being drilled to stop oil spewing from the Deepwater Horizon well might not work. The email discussed a similar accident off of Australia, known as the Montara spill, that began Aug. 21, 2009 and leaked as much as 85,000 gallons per day [...]