Tag Archive | gulf of mexico oil spill 2010

annular gasket for emergency stop flow of underwater oil well

For annular gaskets for emergency stop flow at underwater oil well to function, the blow out preventer,BOP, must be removed to expose the well shaft. Damaged drill string or debris must also be removed from the well  using drill head or other means. This design is based on the annular blow out preventer that normally sits at the top […]

letter to secretary chu regarding the gulf of mexico oil spill

Dear Secretary Chu, I want to thank you for rolling up your sleeves to help by leading and lending your knowledge to BP to help them through this largest man made catastrophe. Since you are intimate with the on going effort and you have been in the room with the BP’s brightest minds, will you […]

US is defenseless against man made catastrophe

As we entered into the seventh week of the largest man-made oil spill catastrophe in the United States, the nation’s effort to reach solutions matches the glacial pace of British Petroleum attempts to contain the oil. Investigations into the accident, however, were quick to form, but as the investigations began to shed light on the […]

letter to admiral thad allen regarding the gulf of mexico oil spill

Dear Admiral Thad Allen, I wish to thank you and the United States Coast Guards’ effort in the Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill so far. I realized that you are dealing with a unique situation that is growing out of proportion. If this was a military threat you and our nation would be better prepared. […]

letter to president obama regarding the oil spill

Dear Mister President Obama, I wish to thank you and your administration’s effort in the Gulf Of Mexico Oil Spill so far. I feel that I can speak for many of us who are also standing by to watch in horror and sadness that this catastrophe is on going and will continue until August and […]

BP containment plan exposed

the blow out preventer must be removed to cap the deep horizon well in the gulf of mexico

BP’s  latest effort to use a LMRP cap to stem and capture a fraction, 6000 barrels in 24 hr, of the 19,000-25,000 barrels of oil per day escaping into the Gulf of Mexico is under evaluation. This solution is no better than their previous failed attempt to siphon the oil from the riser pipe. So […]