All you drill baby drill people need to wake up and see what a disaster waiting to happen the Gulf is these days……….chuq
Remember a couple of years ago and the BP oil rig disaster? Well, guess what? Off the coast of Louisiana there is another situation that could be a disaster in the making……..
Crews worked Wednesday to seal an old oil and gas well off the Louisiana coast that began leaking during work to plug it permanently.
Eileen Angelico, a spokeswoman for the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, said the bureau is reviewing plans to seal the well. She said it’s most likely that drilling mud will be pumped in to stop the small flow.
The well and production platform, in the Gulf of Mexico about 75 miles southwest of the oil depot at Port Fourchon, are owned by a subsidiary of Houston-based Talos Energy LLC. The company said the well had not been producing for years.
Talos President Timothy S. Duncan said saltwater and small amounts of natural gas…
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