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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jun-02-10 06:21 AM
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2. The effort to surround the wellhead area with heavy anchors to keep in place
the membranes can be done in 12 to 20 days with adequate budget manpower

everyday is a disaster....we cannot wait for the shutdown...

But we can at LEAST CONTAIN to concentrate oil recovery before it reaches the marshes beaches
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  -RE: Runaway well: What are THEY DOING?? Just gonna wait another 60 to 90 days? opihimoimoi  Jun-02-10 06:07 AM   #0 
  - It's going to run at least twice as long as it already has.  TexasObserver   Jun-02-10 06:09 AM   #1 
  - The effort to surround the wellhead area with heavy anchors to keep in place  opihimoimoi   Jun-02-10 06:21 AM   #2 
     - riser pipe cut  northoftheborder   Jun-02-10 08:17 AM   #3 
        - as far as i can tell the saw failed halfway thru...  meow mix   Jun-02-10 08:21 AM   #4 
  - I'm definitely a lay person here but that actually makes sense to me  lunatica   Jun-02-10 08:27 AM   #5 
  - I'm finding out when ya email them...only 1 outta 50 actually gets read and they use  opihimoimoi   Jun-02-10 02:39 PM   #9 
  - What, don't you care about their bottom line?  blindpig   Jun-02-10 08:27 AM   #6 
  - At this point...its the focus of contending with the escaped oil in a much more efficient manner...  opihimoimoi   Jun-02-10 02:36 PM   #8 
     - I don't think that is much of a concern for BP...  blindpig   Jun-02-10 02:56 PM   #11 
        - The answer suggested is far cheaper than letting this monster go on for months  opihimoimoi   Jun-02-10 06:31 PM   #12 
  - It's like this...  Javaman   Jun-02-10 08:56 AM   #7 
  - Well said...I concur 1000x times  opihimoimoi   Jun-02-10 02:40 PM   #10 
  - Here you go.  jp11   Jun-02-10 06:34 PM   #13 
  - thanks....not sure when a response is forth coming..  opihimoimoi   Jun-03-10 03:04 AM   #14 
  - I started reading The Oil Drum and Monkeyfister as soon as this came down  tavalon   Jun-03-10 04:16 AM   #15 
     - I maintain we cannot just wait....but instead concentrate on ways to recover 95% of the oil within  opihimoimoi   Jun-03-10 12:51 PM   #16 
 

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