From: Toby on
On Mon, 07 Jun 2010 20:39:58 +0800, Paul Saccani wrote:

> On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 09:45:57 +1000, Toby <me(a)> wrote:
>>On Wed, 02 Jun 2010 19:10:26 +0800, Paul Saccani wrote:
>>> On Wed, 2 Jun 2010 05:54:22 +1000, "Milton" <millame23(a)>
>>> wrote:
>>>>Well if what you say is correct Paul, then even the "extra" safety devices
>>>>used were not all that really safety devices at all if you get my drift.
>>>>Perhaps they need to create some more "extra" safety devices for the
>>>>existing "extra" safety devices?
>>> What is really needed is improvement to the functionality of the
>>> existing BOP to improve their reliability. A 10% chance that
>>> perfectly functional shear ram won't have the guts to sever the string
>>> is way too much.
>>I'm wondering whether the Russians who've been at this super-deep well
>>caper for years already actually use it at sea.
> That's the depth of the well, not the depth of water they operate in.

Thank you, Captain Obvious.