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View Diary: 60 Minutes: Despite damaged blowout preventer, BP cut corners immediately before explosion (212 comments)

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    and this was in effect an "experimental" well?  All of these - BOP testing, loading the well before cementing, pressurizing the casing, checking the CBL before proceeding - are elementary safety practices, common even to the simplest low-pressure onshore wells.  

    When in doubt, tweak the freeqs.

    by wozzle on Mon May 17, 2010 at 02:14:16 PM PDT

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