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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-26-10 09:01 AM
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7. Relieve pressure by tapping the reservoir? Or STOP pressure...
by intersecting the original well and pumping cement?
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  -If Top Kill Works, What Happens to the Two Relief Wells? Junkdrawer  May-26-10 08:28 AM   #0 
  - They'll just use them to pump oil until one of THEM fucks up.  HopeHoops   May-26-10 08:33 AM   #1 
  - Coincidence? I don't think so  Autumn   May-26-10 08:35 AM   #2 
  - My suspicion is this:  Junkdrawer   May-26-10 08:46 AM   #4 
  - Good question...  SidDithers   May-26-10 08:41 AM   #3 
  - I was wrong about the depth of the top kill cap...  SidDithers   May-26-10 11:03 AM   #12 
  - The relief wells will continue  sharp_stick   May-26-10 08:53 AM   #5 
  - Exactly right.  Lone_Star_Dem   May-26-10 08:56 AM   #6 
     - Relieve pressure by tapping the reservoir? Or STOP pressure...  Junkdrawer   May-26-10 09:01 AM   #7 
        - Per BPs website regarding the relief well  Lone_Star_Dem   May-26-10 09:10 AM   #9 
           - And that link still says 5,000 bbl per day....  Junkdrawer   May-26-10 09:13 AM   #10 
              - Can't say I blame you  Lone_Star_Dem   May-26-10 09:18 AM   #11 
  - Top Kill Is Stop Gap...  KharmaTrain   May-26-10 09:01 AM   #8 
  - Kick  Junkdrawer   May-26-10 05:16 PM   #13 
  - If this works it buys them time  nadinbrzezinski   May-26-10 08:41 PM   #14 
     - If this works, they fill the drill column with cement. Why would they then....  Junkdrawer   May-26-10 08:45 PM   #15 
        - Becuase they need to relieve the pressure  nadinbrzezinski   May-26-10 08:53 PM   #16 
           - So the two new wells will pump oil....  Junkdrawer   May-26-10 08:57 PM   #17 
              - Even if they make money  nadinbrzezinski   May-26-10 09:01 PM   #18 
 

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