May 30th, 2010

Matt Simmons re
The Gulf of Mexico

Simmons is a legendary oil service man. One of the planet’s genii in this sphere.

Both men offer practical containment ideas that should be used and don’t understand the government’s inaction.

And both assert at length that the little geyser we’ve been watching on TV is not the prime leak.

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11 comments

  1. Ilidas says:

    These guys sound like they know what they’re talking about. They’re offering many possible solution scenarios while saying that BP “screwed around for 37 days”. Wow. This is an indictment of BP coming from within the industry.

    May 30th, 2010 at 8:20 pm

  2. ed says:

    Auburn and Texas A&M scientists report on the chemical cocktail BP is brewing in the Gulf.

    June 27th, 2010 at 9:15 am

  3. ed says:

    The horror again brings to mind the bit from Either/Or re the destruction of Jerusalem.

    http://newcombat.net/Conversation/2010/01/14/kierkegaard-re-the-destruction-of-jerusalem/

    June 27th, 2010 at 11:23 am

  4. ed says:

    How long until the Invisible Hand stops the oil?

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bob-cesca/how-soon-until-the-free-m_b_598305.html

    June 27th, 2010 at 11:29 am

  5. ed says:

    BBC feature news report. Supposedly taken down off YouTube. Up on Facebook.

    http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=138999366114177&ref=mf

    June 30th, 2010 at 9:19 pm

  6. ed says:

    Senior EPA official says dispersants are poisoning millions, causing internal hemorhhaging, and administration is not being candid.

    http://www.democracynow.org/2010/7/20/epa_whistleblower_accuses_agency_of_covering#

    July 24th, 2010 at 2:27 pm

  7. ed says:

    Obama panel ways White House OMB blocked oil spill projections in early weeks

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/oct/07/gulf-oil-spill-report-white-house

    October 7th, 2010 at 2:10 am

  8. ed says:

    Obama panel says Obama grossly underestimated oil spill

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/sep/28/barack-obama-gulf-oil-spill

    October 7th, 2010 at 2:11 am

  9. ed says:

    prez panel says spill was avoidable. And the fault of BP, Transocean and Halliburton.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/06/science/earth/06spill.html

    January 5th, 2011 at 7:08 pm

  10. ed says:

    Recommendations from the PRez Panel are pretty stiff.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/12/science/earth/12spill.html?hp

    Will be shocked in Obama even tries to back them up.

    Times Editorial urges him to gird his loins like a wrestler:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/12/opinion/12wed1.html?partner=rssnyt&emc=rss

    January 11th, 2011 at 7:06 pm

  11. ed says:

    Birds and fish are dying all around the globe in large numbers.

    Some wonder if it’s not the tons of oil dispersant that BP poured into the Gulf. Long since airborne.

    http://www.movieline.com/2011/01/dead-birds-dead-fish-something-totally-crazy-is-happening-in-arkansas-right-now.php

    January 13th, 2011 at 2:24 pm

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