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skipaway
09-02-2010, 05:12 PM
Gulf Oil Rig (http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2010/09/02/rescue-efforts-underway-after-oil-rig-accident-in-gulf/?hpt=T1&iref=BN1)

Unsure if it's a production rig or a drilling rig. So far no reports of oil spilling. :duh:

13 on rig have been accounted for.

peibeck
09-02-2010, 05:20 PM
:eek: Hopefully since it wasn't actively producing there won't be another massive spill.

flyingsit
09-02-2010, 05:27 PM
Deepwater Horizon wasn't producing yet either, though.

Satellitegirl
09-02-2010, 05:53 PM
drill baby drill :rolleyes:

peibeck
09-02-2010, 05:55 PM
Deepwater Horizon wasn't producing yet either, though.

:shuffle: I forgot about that. I guess the way I read the blog on CNN I took it to mean it was a rig that was no longer actively producing, so perhaps the well below was already capped off.... Or at least that was my hope.

Anita18
09-02-2010, 08:30 PM
As if Deepwater Horizon wasn't enough for a sign for rig contractors to be hard-asses regarding safety checks....:rolleyes:

At least there's been no reports of anyone dying, and hopefully it wasn't that far out into the Gulf that it would make it difficult to fix.

peibeck
09-02-2010, 08:49 PM
Yahoo is reporting there is already a mile long oil slick. :wall: