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Plugging the Deepwater Horizon Leak-New Perspective

The drill stem that remains in the Deepwater Horizon well can be used to anchor mechanisms that would reduce the effective diameter of the well casing or bore and reduce the flow of oil enough to ensure the success of another top kill procedure. Continue reading

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Leak Repair Parts

1. Cut a slot in the riser pipe with circular saw 2. Slowly insert steel plate to gradually block most of the bore, slowing crude flow rate, gradually building backpressure. 3. With flow rate throttled down, do a successful top … Continue reading

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How to plug the Deepwater Horizon Leak 2

Since I wrote yesterday, it’s become obvious they have the necessary sawblade at the bottom of the Gulf. Now it is stuck… This may be a good thing for now. The leak can be greatly reduced by the simplest action… … Continue reading

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Plugging the Deepwater Horizon Leak

This is a crude block diagram of a clamp on apparatus that could be used to block most of the flow from the Deepwater Horizon riser pipe leaking in the Gulf. The clamp-on apparatus is extremely simplified for this rushed … Continue reading

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