From: Jason James on 31 May 2010 04:33
The undersea shots show a metal pipe (maybe more) spewing oil. The amount of
pipe- length they have to play with looks pitifully short. How do you spend
a Billion on unsuccessful bids to cap it? Probably means the clean-up as
One strategy is to drill another well nearby, and thus tap the oil which
would otherwise go up the broken spout.
This is a big one folks. 20,000 barrels a day into the ocean. One expert
said the vast bulk of the spill could roll around the bottom of the ocean
for years, popping up ocassionally to make a mess.