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Uncontrolled gas flowing from well in Gulf of Mexico — UPDATE: Trying to stop it from moving underground
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[quote:Anonymous Coward 27653489:MV8yMTQxMjE2XzM2MTU5MzExXzlGMjMzQjk5] I RAISE THE BS FLAG ON THIS TITTLE...NO LEAK FOUND????? http://enenews.com/update-divers-check-for-breach-on-the-sea-floor-in-gulf-of-mexico NOLA: Divers look for breach on the sea floor near troubled well in Gulf of Mexico Times Picayune, 6:06p ET: The company said [...] divers have not found any breach on the sea floor. Apache News Release, Feb. 15, 2013: Divers have verified there is no breach on the seafloor. Offshore Magazine at 4:34p ET: [...] the drilling rig experienced what Apache described in a statement as “a kick from an abnormally pressured gas zone” on February 5. Subsequent testing detected gas migration from the bottom of the well, which had reached 8,261 ft (2,518 m), to another sand formation about 1,100 ft (335 m) below the seabed. See also: Radio: Uncontrolled gas flowing from well in Gulf of Mexico -- WSJ: Experts trying to stop flow below seafloor [/quote]
A natural gas well located approximately 50 miles east of Venice in the Gulf of Mexico is releasing gas uncontrolled and has been evacuated, according to a report today in Fuel Fix, an energy news website operated in part by the Houston Chronicle. The site reports 15 workers were evacuated from the Ensco 87 rig, which sits in 218 feet of water, after tests found natural gas had migrated from the 8300-foot well to a sand formation approximately 1100 feet below the seabed. This uncontrolled flow happened after a blowout preventer had been activated.
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