Oil Sick – “Spill Baby Spill” continues

From NBC Bay Area’s Rob Mayeda – Undersea video of the main rupture site shows a mix of oil and bursts of methane gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. Estimates on the spill rate is near 200,000 gallons/day since Apr 21st. @ 1:10 into the video you will see the first attempt to contain the oil spill with a structure that eventually clogged with icy hydrates common to that part of the Gulf of Mexico at that depth (pressure) and temperature. A smaller dome like structure is being moved into position later today with hopes of being less impacted by icy hydrates. This will attempt the reduce the amount of oil/gas spilling out in the Gulf of Mexico…stay tuned.

By robmayeda

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