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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well

WILL MCAVOY AND ACN FIRST TO BREAK THE NEWS


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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
I don't want to overreact but we are all going to die!


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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
I agree that this well fire is unlikely to develop into anything near the level of the Deepwater horizon. However, to say that an oil spill that leaked for three months into the gulf 'wasn't that bad' is asinine.


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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
I agree with you. I just replied to the last post in the thread.


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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
gas well, I'm not worried, what I am worried about is the Obama will use this to shut down something in the gulf, can't wait for the full DOJ investigation that should cost us about 1 billion.


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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
This loss of well control coupled with the 225 one earlier this month will likey result in soe type of response from regulators/industry on what the causes are and how to prevent.

The potential for this to happen again on an oil producer is there.


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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
FOX News just reported that the rig is about to collapse



Sid in Lakeshore
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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
Yep. Rig is toast. Flame is sputtering but re-igniting to ~60 feet.

ETA: Decks collapsing from heat.

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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
what's the story on the BOP on this rig? Even if the rig sinks will we be able to avoid some massive spill or dump of gas from the well this time around?

Disclaimer - I know every little about the O&G industry so forgive me for these and any further dumb questions


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So how many times have circulated a kick out in south timbalier after perforating?
I was upstream when upstream wasnt cool.


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Sid in Lakeshore
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re: Federal agency confirms fire has broken out on blown-out gas well
Looks like BOP did not do it's job.

Spill will not happen because the well is a gas producer. Also looks hopefull that it will lose pressure/sand up and hopefully shut itself in.

Not going to be a Mocando.


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Not going to be a Mocando.


Definitely not from an environmental standpoint.

I am afraid that if this thing sinks, the current administration is going to go ape shite and pull all the damm permits again.


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Looks like BOP did not do it's job.


this is starting to annoy me. The times when the BOP are actually needed, they fail. WTF


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Spill will not happen because the well is a gas producer. Also looks hopefull that it will lose pressure/sand up and hopefully shut itself in.


good news

only chance of a spill is if this a dual completion or if another zone further down or up the hole is a oil zone. Or if it damages the header on the production platform and their SSV's malfunction


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Or if it damages the header on the production platform and their SSV's malfunction
Considering that its all melting and about to sink, I would say this is likely.


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Sid in Lakeshore
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I am afraid that if this thing sinks, the current administration is going to go ape shite and pull all the damm permits again.


Well, let's hope not. I don't think so.

The cantilever deck collapsed, as well as at least a portion of the platform decks. With the flame "Sputtering", I'm holding out hope that the rig is able to remain standing.
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The cantilever deck collapsed, as well as at least a portion of the platform decks. With the flame "Sputtering", I'm holding out hope that the rig is able to remain afloat


It's a jack up isnt it?


nver I see your edit
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polizei11
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Well A-3 is the only well in ST 220 that has produced in the past year. Rig and Platform may collapse but the chance of anything serious other than this one well producing is pretty small.


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