CNN expert on Static Kill: “We were told that those flow lines wouldn’t handle 6,800 PSI”

Sealing the BP Oil Well; Interview With Massachusetts Congressman Edward Markey, CNN, July 19, 2010 at 22:15 EDT:

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ANDERSON COOPER: Don Van Nieuwenhuise, director of petroleum geoscience programs at the University of Houston... explain what -- if you can, what the static kill means...

VAN NIEUWENHUISE: The biggest issue that concerns me is that, earlier today, we were told that those flow lines wouldn't handle 6,800 PSI. And now we have been told that they will actually handle that much pressure.


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