Gulf of Mexico oil spill-blow out preventer

Industrial3d creates video for CNN with a video showing a typical blowout preventer working properly and showing it not working properly, for example if the pipe rams were not close the pipe might be bent or not centered and therefore could cause the shear rams not to work. or if the pipe joint was in the area of the shear rams, the shear rams would not be able to cut through the pipe joint. or if the wall thickness was to big on the drill-pipe.
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24 thoughts on “Gulf of Mexico oil spill-blow out preventer

  1. hahahah, pull the drillcollar all the way into the BOP Shear rams and then shear it. Far fetched ideas coming from experts……. Stop that nonsense !!!!!!

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  3. I wonder if there is a shearable drill collar in the market that was designed to be easy and safe to shear.

  4. i think that you all are a bit rash for thinking that it was a problem of the president, how logical is that? a hap of nature, and you want to call retorich on those that had had no clue day before, that that well was even there? thus you speak as if you are a clarvoint, or do you make up words like palosi? so can you in theroy tell us why in fact that this is the fault of the commander and chief,]………

  5. we…
    are there more idiots like you?

    well atleast they have their own looney website .
    why dont you go there ,and leave the sane people alone.?

  6. andnext time if you want to piss on someone , atleast comeup with a better argument .
    then “you sheeple this and that”

    because you sound like a little kid that cant get his right .
    beside you took that word from the 911 conspiracy idiots .
    so if 1 is brainwashed by something ,im afraid its you .

  7. if you would think instead of acting like a total idiot .

    you would alreay know what i look like .
    but go ahead ,show everyone how stupid you are .

  8. OMG! you actually belived a word OBUMA said?
    OMG! what do you look like? are you process meat wraped in a synthetic casing?
    i would like to just like to look at you to see what you look like. i have never seen one of you brainwashed sheeple before.
    do you have a electronic barcode stamped on your ass?
    do you have a nickel cadium battery as a energy source that replaces food for your body?
    meet me at the corner of fifth and main i have to see what you look like.

  9. everybody is asking WHERES? tony hayward? the dude has gone vanished!
    oh he is in his underground bunker already with his family eating poached eggs and drinking champange.
    but he radio”s to the surface everyday asking obuma whats the death count so far! have we reached our 80% population reduction mark yet?

  10. how in godsname is this Obama fault .

    the 1 person that speaks to the public and esays hes gonna help clean this mess ,you have to blame .

    if there’s somebody you wanna blame ,then blame the brittish cunts at BP.

    you must be retarded

  11. BP was relying on a so-called fail-safe BOP when in fact it had 260 possible failure modes as the report of march 2001 stated. This report about the analysis of the BOP was in possession of BP.
    I think BP wanted to move up the deadlines for the amount of oil found has to be 1 of the largest ever. As we all know …. Time is Money..??

  12. Deregulation is the real (underlying) reason / cause behind the US oil spill by British Petroleum (BP) in 2010 off the coast of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico. Deregulation coupled with lax government oversight (lackies appointed by Dick Cheney at the helm) lead to the omission of key safety features and protocols, a free pass for drilling licenses, emphasis on profit over safety, and absolutely NO PLAN for containment of blowouts.

  13. Oh, and thanks for the obnoxious white box in the upper right hand corner which obscures some of the words. Thanks.

  14. I had to view several parts of this video 20 times to be able to make ANY sense of just some of it. Will you PLEASE provide some audio explanation, or some written explanation. Do you think that only oil drilling engineers will see this? Good grief. I watching this animation and just getting confused because of the total lack of explanation.

  15. thats right…because there are many many several backup systems that can close the well…so if what your saying is true..then thats no big deal…they can close the annular or the pipe rams, or maybe the casing rams..oh and the shear rams…or whatever many many rams they have all set on separate backup emergency systems… blah blah blah…

  16. so when the rubber blow out preventor gasket material washed up in the dilling mud
    BP said no problem, that was 4 weeks befor the blow out.

  17. Thank you for posting this. The technical explanation concerning the operation of the BOP in other media sources doesn’t actually show the internal workings of the BOP while it’s in operation (during an emergency), so it’s difficult to understand how it works without seeing it work.

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