Monday, May 10, 2010

Leaked Report Reveals That U.S. Government Fears Deepwater Horizon Oil Well Could Become Unchecked Gusher

Uh-oh, what happens if BP cannot close this oil well? Also, what happens if the wellhead is lost and the oil gushes out a maximum rate? It appears that the government has some of these same fears per a recent leaked report.

A confidential government report on the unfolding spill disaster in the Gulf makes clear the Coast Guard now fears the well could become an unchecked gusher shooting millions of gallons of oil per day into the Gulf.

For further reading, check out Gulf of Mexico oil spill 2010: The worst-case scenario.

Source: Mobile Press-Register

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