BP’s Blowout Preventer is Leaning and Might Fall Over

Thursday, June 24, 2010
By Paul Martin

WashingtonsBlog.com
Thursday, June 24, 2010

As I have previously noted, it is now clear that there is damage to BP’s well beneath the sea floor.

Recently-retired Shell Oil President John Hofmeister told MSNBC yesterday:

The question is whether there is enough mechanical structure left at the base of the reservoir to hold the cement when they start pouring cement in [from the relief well].

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The more oil we some coming out, the more it tells you that the whole casing system is deteriorating. The fact that more oil would be coming out rather than less oil, would suggest that the construction within the pipe is offering no resistance whatsoever, and we’re just getting a gusher.

The Rest…With Video…HERE

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