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dipsydoodle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jul-10-10 08:09 AM
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14. It was pointed out here on DU yesterday
by a DU'er with considerable experience within the oil industry that the hitherto unknown magnitude of the blowout was such that the BOP couldn't have coped with it anyway - it was totally beyond its capabilities. Denis Kucinich in a UK news tv interview said as much himself with regard it being a previously unknown event which could not have been foreseen.

Yes the intention is to plug the hole but that may leave the residual problem of escapage around the outside of the pipe which is though to be happening at an unknown depth.
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  -Installing new and improved gusher cap will take 7-10 days.. DCBob  Jul-10-10 06:02 AM   #0 
  - What's a few more million gallons of life-destroying glop among friends?  Systematic Chaos   Jul-10-10 06:33 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, I hear ya.. but if this "improved cap" really does what they are claiming then..  DCBob   Jul-10-10 06:37 AM   #2 
  - I pray it works..I just wish I had faith in anything BP does...I don't. eom  flyarm   Jul-10-10 06:44 AM   #3 
  - Yep, exactly how I feel. I have been hopeful before and was wrong.. but this one...  DCBob   Jul-10-10 06:51 AM   #4 
  - Just an unfortunate unavoidable bi-product  dipsydoodle   Jul-10-10 06:52 AM   #5 
  - I sure hope so.  KeyWester   Jul-10-10 07:02 AM   #6 
  - Hugs.  lostnfound   Jul-10-10 07:42 AM   #10 
  - Good luck, maybe the Keys will be spared..  DCBob   Jul-10-10 07:47 AM   #11 
  - I'm So Damn Cynical...  KharmaTrain   Jul-10-10 07:12 AM   #7 
  - I think BP is just waiting until the gloop begins  asjr   Jul-10-10 07:33 AM   #8 
  - I agree with that... clearly they need to have better emergency contingency plans for blowouts..  DCBob   Jul-10-10 07:52 AM   #12 
     - Who Knows What To Believe  KharmaTrain   Jul-10-10 08:07 AM   #13 
     - Yeah, I think you got it right..  DCBob   Jul-10-10 08:10 AM   #15 
     - It was pointed out here on DU yesterday  dipsydoodle   Jul-10-10 08:09 AM   #14 
        - So we have another "no one could have imagined"..  DCBob   Jul-10-10 08:13 AM   #16 
           - Well at least  dipsydoodle   Jul-10-10 08:18 AM   #17 
  - but, they were going to contain it by monday......bwahahahahaha  spanone   Jul-10-10 07:41 AM   #9 
  - Update: looks like they have started the process..  DCBob   Jul-10-10 12:32 PM   #18 

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