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Old 03-09-2013, 11:32 PM
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Old 03-09-2013, 11:44 PM
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I thought they stopped drilling a few dozen meters from the surface to avoid contamination of the lake with the kerosene....guess not
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They did stop, then resumed drilling using some sort of "clean" drilling fluid.

Edit: Article says the sample had kerosene contamination. I guess they started putting the "clean" stuff in but never got all the dirty stuff out.

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