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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 34520956:MV8yMTQxMjE2XzM2MTY2NzI4X0Q1MTgxMkE0] [quote:Anonymous Coward 24465034:MV8yMTQxMjE2XzM2MTU5MTM1X0E5RkM0OTZD] [quote:Anonymous Coward 34417115:MV8yMTQxMjE2XzM2MTU4MTEwXzUzMUNCODA0] [quote:Professor Xavier:MV8yMTQxMjE2XzM2MTU3ODg4X0RCQjdBMEE2] [quote:Anonymous Coward 9316729:MV8yMTQxMjE2XzM2MTU3ODMxXzQxOUZDMUM5] Maybe that is why that Cruise ship caught on fire. Not sure how the mechanics of it work but [b]if they pump water from the Gulf to cool down the engines and the water is full of oil and plugs up the syatem then maybe the result is that the engine catches on fire.[/b] . [/quote] That's an intriguing theory... [/quote] No its not. First off he did not read. Its gas and the Cruise ship was not anywhere around that area. Do you think these boats get to sail right up to a platform and say look mommy its a drilling rig. Fuck you people. Engines are not water cooled in those things either. Get your facts straight before you mouth off next time. [/quote] Ahh yes they the do you ever fish along the pylons of a rig some of the best fishing the gulf. Granted a cruise ship that size wont get up close a personal. And yes every boat and ship has heat exchanger raw water on one side sea water on the other and in fact oil will plug one and cause the SSDGs to over heat along with propulsion motors been there done that. [/quote] Thanks for your input. So my theory may not be as far fetched as the other guy seems to think. It doesn't make it fact but it is not out of the range of possibilities either. . [/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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