Thursday, July 15, 2010

Deepwater Horizon Well Stops Spewing Oil In “Integrity” Test

Green light to test came late Wednesday – success happened today!

For the first time in almost three months, crude petroleum stopped spewing from the site of a massive blowout that sank Deepwater Horizon and killed 11 men on the drilling floor on Earth Day, April 20.

Government officials okayed the test late Wednesday night after engineers modified the “choke” line on the apparatus and lowered a specially made cap that locked into the diameter of the hole by using hydraulic rams.

Company officials rejoiced and President Barack Obama reserved comment until tomorrow when he has had time to study the situation more closely.


  1. Hallelujah, amen and mazel tov.

    What an irony that this came about on Earth Day.

  2. I think it was Babe Ruth who said that "Things are getting more and more ironical around here all the time."

    The Legendary