Is Deepwater Horizon Not Being Blown Up Because BP Secretly Hopes To Drill From It Again?
by Megan McArdle
My father, who worked in the petrochemical industry for decades, tells me that there is a well-established method for dealing with a problem like this: blowing up the well.
So why isn’t this option being considered, despite the failure of every method tried so far? Because it can’t ever be used again. As a result, BP stands to lose a lot from doing so.
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As the latest effort to plug the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has failed, nuking the immediate area to seal the well is gaining steam among some energy experts