PAPER: “An entire section of the well could be missing”; “MYSTERIOUS second pipe” falls back down well!


Gas seeps not necessarily a problem, because pressure in oil well rising, officials say, Times-Picayune, July 19, 2010 at 20:12 EDT:

The mysterious second pipe that was revealed to be stuck in the blowout preventer when BP cut off the riser pipe a few weeks ago could have actually been a section of the liner material from the bottom part of the well, leaving open the possibility that an entire section of the well could be missing down below, [Berkeley engineering professor Bob Bea] said.

At this point, we don't know because the mysterious second pipe fell back down into the well last week when BP was removing equipment in preparation for the capping stack.

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