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    Default Is BP finally getting close?

    http://www.cnn.com/2010/US/07/15/gul...ex.html?hpt=C1

    The temporary stop will only last up to 48 hours but for the first time in 3 months no oil's leaking into the gulf.

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    So they can stop it for a little while that easily? Lol

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    They say after they stop it and the well isn't flowing anymore they are going to siphon more onto the surface onto tanks??? Why not just stop it and fill it with cement and be done with it??? I'm beggining to think they are more worried about money being lost on the well instead of trying to plug the fracking anus hole shitting out oil!
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    You're just now realizing this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Addicted2Skimin View Post
    They say after they stop it and the well isn't flowing anymore they are going to siphon more onto the surface onto tanks??? Why not just stop it and fill it with cement and be done with it??? I'm beggining to think they are more worried about money being lost on the well instead of trying to plug the fracking anus hole shitting out oil!
    propose how they are to fill it right now? cause its completely capped with no way of getting cement in, and if they uncap it... oil pours out. they are gonna cap it with the 2 relief wells, those 2 new wells will reduce the pressure enough to the point that they can pump cement in without it being shot right back out.

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    yeah they cant cement or the pressure will build up and blow up to shit

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeus View Post
    propose how they are to fill it right now? cause its completely capped with no way of getting cement in, and if they uncap it... oil pours out. they are gonna cap it with the 2 relief wells, those 2 new wells will reduce the pressure enough to the point that they can pump cement in without it being shot right back out.
    They were able to pump sand and shit in the old wellhead, why not do the same thing with cement now while everything is stopped? They aren't stupid...
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    what old wellhead? and the sand and shit was pumped in, but shot right out with the oil. cement wont set down there, and will be shot right up aswell

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    The one that this new cap is sitting on... And there is no flow right now, so why not fill it up with cement now?
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    ok, the sand it shit was shot out immediately. cement is no different

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    Quote Originally Posted by Addicted2Skimin View Post
    They were able to pump sand and shit in the old wellhead, why not do the same thing with cement now while everything is stopped? They aren't stupid...
    How exactly do you pump cement into something that's sealed off? Oh right, you're the guy that believes the methane doom bubble theory...
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    Ok, for those of you who don't know, the new cap they just installed is sitting on top of the old wellhead. A month ago, they tried hooking up cement pipes to the OLD WELLHEAD and putting sand in it, they couldn't do that because sand was coming out THE TOP OF IT. Now that they got the TOP SEALED OFF, why not pump cement down in it????!!!!!
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    Cuz it wont work!

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    i like the people who think bp is doing everything possible to not fix this
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    Quote Originally Posted by Addicted2Skimin View Post
    Ok, for those of you who don't know, the new cap they just installed is sitting on top of the old wellhead. A month ago, they tried hooking up cement pipes to the OLD WELLHEAD and putting sand in it, they couldn't do that because sand was coming out THE TOP OF IT. Now that they got the TOP SEALED OFF, why not pump cement down in it????!!!!!
    why put another hole in this? who cares if they make money off this well, it goes right into fixing the whole situation anyway

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    I heard the Barefoot bandit got arrested. anyone else hear about this???
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    Yup. No big deal though

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    Sooooo has BP declared bankruptcy yet?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Addicted2Skimin View Post
    I heard the Barefoot bandit got arrested. anyone else hear about this???
    I did but dunno who that is? What did he do?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chevreau View Post
    I did but dunno who that is? What did he do?
    This 17 year old kid that has been running from the feds for 2 years now stealing airplanes, boats, cars, whatever he needed to get away. They finally caught him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Addicted2Skimin View Post
    Ok, for those of you who don't know, the new cap they just installed is sitting on top of the old wellhead. A month ago, they tried hooking up cement pipes to the OLD WELLHEAD and putting sand in it, they couldn't do that because sand was coming out THE TOP OF IT. Now that they got the TOP SEALED OFF, why not pump cement down in it????!!!!!
    because it would shot back up the pipe they would try to pump the cement with. the oil is shooting out at something like 15,000 psi. that means for it to work they'd have to pipe it down at a even greater pressure, which beyond anyone's capabilities
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    i dont think they are shutting off the oil flow... i think they are capturing it with zero leaking, for a limited time period....

    trying to simply cap it will create too much pressure and blow the cap off. they are trying to get a good enough seal to let it flow freely into a containment vessel without leaking...
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    according to that article they are testing pressure to make sure they're are no holes or leaks...
    If there is something hipster about unironically defending the validity of discussing Justin Bieber, then I clearly do not know what "hipster" means anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Aaron Peluso View Post
    i dont think they are shutting off the oil flow... i think they are capturing it with zero leaking, for a limited time period....

    trying to simply cap it will create too much pressure and blow the cap off. they are trying to get a good enough seal to let it flow freely into a containment vessel without leaking...
    Nope, they closed all the valves one of which closes slowly so the pressure is applied gradually. Like said they're trying to make sure there's no breaks in the casing, so in this case they actually want high pressure. Once they confirm the well is intact I believe the plan is to extract collect all the oil that's escaping since this cap is such a better fit.
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    i recreated the bp oil spill inside my girlfriend today. it was chill.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sdstateskim View Post
    i recreated the bp oil spill inside my girlfriend today. it was chill.
    haha I thought about posting that one in one of the BP threads, but I didn't want to ressurect one just to post a MLIB quote. So I just posted it in the MLIB thread
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