Crews on huge rigs drill deep into the Gulf to build relief wells, stop gushing oil leak
Ray Henry"ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) The teams drilling the relief wells designed to stop the oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico have a daunting task hit a target roughly the size of a salad plate about three miles below the ocean surface. "If the workers aboard Transocean Ltd.'s Development Driller II or its sister rig DDIII miss or move too slowly, oil will keep pouring into the sea. "No one on the rig has done this before because these deep sea interventions are so rare." Read on...
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"Crews on huge rigs drill deep into the Gulf to build relief wells, stop gushing oil leak", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2010. Consulté le 29/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/crews-on-huge-rigs-drill-deep-into-the-gulf-to-build-relief-wells-stop-gushing-oil-leak