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Old 09-02-2010, 01:56 PM
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Here we go again (Oil rig explodes off of LA)

Just saw this posted.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/38973757/ns/us_news-life

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Old 09-02-2010, 01:59 PM
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Grooooaaaaannnnnn!

No mention of leaking oil.

Glad nobody died this time.
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:04 PM
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Eesh... not another one... who owns this one?
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:09 PM
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According to the link Houston-based Mariner Energy, Inc.
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:09 PM
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Old 09-02-2010, 02:14 PM
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Just a fire, on a producing platform.

All 7 wells it was/is connceted to were properly shut.

All workers were rescued.

Not a good thing, but not as bad as it sounded at first.
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:08 PM
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Ecoterrorism?
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Old 09-02-2010, 04:36 PM
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Just a fire, on a producing platform.

All 7 wells it was/is connceted to were properly shut.

All workers were rescued.

Not a good thing, but not as bad as it sounded at first.
"Not as bad as it sounded at first"

Just like the last one?

Just where is this ecological disaster from Macondo ???
MIA or KIA ??

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/green/Berkeley-Biologists-Discover-Oil-Eating-Microbe-in-Gulf-Spill-101585928.html
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:33 AM
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funny how when the spot light is on every one about rig safety, there is no leak as shut off worked properly.
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:40 AM
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Ecoterrorism?
oh yes, you've got it right, again.
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Old 09-03-2010, 03:11 AM
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funny how when the spot light is on every one about rig safety, there is no leak as shut off worked properly.
No rig involved here, this happened on a production platform. Nothing at all like a drilling rig.
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Old 09-03-2010, 07:23 AM
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Ecoterrorism?
I was thinking the same thing. Or our buddy Al...
Heck I know it sounds like a Clive Cussler book, but if somebody, say like Saudi Arabia manages to shut down production in the Gulf, wouldn't we need to buy more oil from them? At higher prices?

I have often wondered who exactly is behind the people stopping ANWAR as well...
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:43 AM
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oh yes, you've got it right, again.
just posing a hypothetical question, oh wise one.....
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Old 09-03-2010, 01:06 PM
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I was thinking the same thing. Or our buddy Al...
Heck I know it sounds like a Clive Cussler book, but if somebody, say like Saudi Arabia manages to shut down production in the Gulf, wouldn't we need to buy more oil from them? At higher prices?

I have often wondered who exactly is behind the people stopping ANWAR as well...
We buy twice as much crude from Canada than we do from Saudi Arabia. It was probably Canadian terrorists....oh wait, never mind....they're not Muslims so we can't blame them.
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I think that oil is the earth's diarhea.

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