Most who have followed the story of the BP Catastraphuk are familiar with the company’s enlisting of scientists and university research departments to silence them with non-disclosure requirements explore what has happened to the Gulf environment, to do the research so all the Gulf States can be made whole, well, complete, fixed like a motherfucker while Dudley sails off to the shareholders meeting, to Texas, into … Continue reading In no way an attack on science…
Sometimes, you need a break… Slipknot – Duality “I push my fingers into my eyes. It’s the only thing that slowly stops the ache.” The hidden subtext? Obviously… BP estimates: 2.5-3.9 millions of barrels spilled, the Feds estimate 4.9 million barrels spilled, Crone and Tolstoy, independent scientists estimate 5.2 million barrels spilled. Who gains, who loses. Who has the moneyed agenda? Have a nice day. Continue reading And now, a word from our sponsors…Flow Rate Version
Turns out the government’s estimate of 4.9 million barrels of oil leaked into the Gulf of Mexico may not be as entirely accurate as we were all led to believe. This really should come as no surprise, especially when it is understood the estimate translates directly into fines…money, and more importantly, British Petroleum’s money. For each barrel of oil leaked into the Gulf, BP must … Continue reading 4.9 million barrels of oil…estimate too low? BP made sure we’d never know
Falling once again into the category of who is running this show: Scientists have expressed concern about a seep and possible methane seen near BP’s busted oil well and both of these could be signs of that much feared leak, the reason BP is doing all these integrity tests. According to the source, the government is demanding more testing, but BP is refusing to comply. … Continue reading Government concerned about seep and methane leak, BP concerned about flow count.
“With the Coast Guard’s blessing…” begins the article in the Times Picayune by Rebecca Mowbray about the latest action being taken by BP to install a new sealing device, one that could allow the company to contain more oil or stop the flow entirely. This is surprising since BP has never previously cared what Gulf Coast residents, the Coast Guard, the EPA or anyone else blesses or curses, instead always … Continue reading BP removes containment cap in preparation for method that could contain more oil