July 17 BP Briefing: “Bubbles coming from valve” on casing, could be “methane” (VIDEO)


Kent Wells Technical Briefing, BP Technical Update,
July 17, 2010 @ 8:30am EST:

Rush Transcript Summary (Starts at 2:35 in, apologies for sound)

There will be 2 seismic runs today...

NOAA vessel brought in... looking for potential breaches in other places...

ROVs near wellhead showing bubbles coming from a valve on the 36 inch casing... we've seen this on a number of wells...

Taking sample to see if it is gas from deeper down the riser... could be nitrogen or bio-degradable methane...

Out of an abundance of caution we want to go down and get samples.

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