Of course the Deborah Solomon weekly personality interview is hardly technical, nor does anything suggest Brownfield knows much about the problem. (His name is amusing though.) But Les, you seem well informed about the issues at and under the sea bottom. Could you summarize for us what they are?
On Jun 14, 2010, at 4:14 AM, Les Schaffer wrote:
> Stuart Newman wrote:
>> An interview with the Columbia military technology analyst Christopher Brownfield in yesterday's NYT describes a proposal to use a conventional (i.e. non-nuclear) detonation to seal the well: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/13/magazine/13fob-q4-t.html?src=smt3
> this is a NY Times article with near ZERO content regarding closing off this well with a conventional explosive. unless you are aware of some longer version of this interview where he discussed HOW such a conventional explosion could seal the well given the known issues at the wellhead and below, its hard to understand what relevance this has to us.