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Oil Spill a Catastrophe of Monumental Proportions: Is It Sabotage?
The Horizon” was a new (built in 2001) floating exploratory rig, recently contracted by BP (British Petroleum) to drill its Macondo prospect in the Gulf. It had finished an exploratory drill hole to around 18,000 feet, and was in the process of capping off the well, prior to moving on, when the rig caught fire on April 20. The capping procedure was reputedly undertaken by oil industry giant Halliburton.
And yet obviously, something did happen. What—and was it sabotage? How could so many time-tested automatic back-ups fail, all at the same time? What are the odds?
As Carl Franzen writes, the BOP, “the piece of offshore-rig equipment designed to be ‘a drilling operation’s last line of defense’ against leaks, failed miserably.”
Sabotage is not outside the realm of possibility when trillions of dollars are at stake. The question to ask Is with “climate-gate” throwing a wrench in the works of Cap and Trade, and the (potentially) extremely lucrative carbon-credit market about to go down the drain, were drastic measures taken?
Are there any “movers and shakers” connected with
The oil spill after one week covers approximately 130 by 70 miles. What is it going to cover after several months—with thousands a barrels of oil being added each day?
First coal, now oil—I suggest you folks at the nuclear power plants be on your toes.
Source: Canada Free Press
April 29 on the Rush Limbaugh show: "Environmental whackos" may have blown up oil rig to "head off more oil drilling. Lest we forget ... the cap and trade bill was strongly criticized by hardcore environmentalist whackos because it supposedly allowed more offshore drilling and nuclear plants.”
Limbaugh added: "What better way to head off more oil drilling and nuclear plants then by blowing up a rig? I'm just, I'm just noting the timing here."
Fox News contributor Dana Perino on the May 3 broadcast of Fox News' Fox & Friends Perino: said of the spill: "Was this deliberate?", "I'm not trying to introduce a conspiracy theory, but was this deliberate? You have to wonder...if there was sabotage involved."