Those who impressed moved on to the fast track. It gets better than that. As a result, the pipe was only partially cut and a seal could not be made. For years, BP had prepared for catastrophe. But as I described earlier, that's the intent, is to actually — we've used the term before — bullhead all the oil that's sitting in the well today and put it back into the reservoir and follow that actually with some mud. We've had a couple of days of north and northwest wind, so oil should be moving offshore.
BP: 'An accident waiting to happen'
Well that must mean they're confident with the results, which is good. Just another piece of data. It's not easy to get to those sorts of levels of purity as the gains per purification stage get less and less quite rapidly. March 17, Birthplace: Says things look pretty good in the worst-hit area of the Gulf Coast.. Some flow was to be expected, but not this much.
BP: 'An accident waiting to happen' | Fortune
Why hasn't BP placed a gag order on Tony? On July 15, at 2: We are confronted with the spectacle of Tony Hayward telling shareholders and the TV machine about the importance of safety while simultaneously telling BP North America employees they are too cautious, they need to take more risks. They also get the crap beaten out of them by asphalt, and they're absolutely horrible for rain and snow. If I try to push these ideas, they are either stonewalled, or get a response of ridicule and personal attacks.
Check out the other 37 pics here. The company punishes managers for spending money on maintenance and rewards managers for underspending safety budgets. BP followed many of the guidance recommendations, thereby mitigating the risks in the bottom-kill procedures. I don't know enough of the science to pay to read a report. I think the cute and elegant rupture disks in the 16" casing are a different thing altogether, but am wrong regularly. The heat was almost unbearable.