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Stopping the Deepwater Horizon Oil Leak

The premise of this is to have a lower resistance as the device is pushed down the well on the drill stem, then with a rotating motion, increase the surface area of the blockage. The pressure on each blockage plate will create a torque on each section of pipe over the drill stem, which will anchor the assembly to the drill stem. Continue reading

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Deepwater Horizon Oil Leak Flow reducing apparatus

The drill stem that remains in the well casing can be used to anchor flow-restricting devices that are simply partial blockages. Successively larger versions of this one device can be pushed to the bottom of the well to reduce flow gradually to allow for a successful top kill. 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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