Blowout Preventer Valve Problems Shut Down Two Wells in Gulf

Ben Raines, writing for the Mobile Press-Register reveals that routine problems can frequently sideline blowout preventer valves. Clearly, more attention is now being paid to the details of off-shore, deep-water drilling. Meanwhile, the ‘top-kill’ operation to close off the gusher has been temporarily halted as engineers revise their plans.

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