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            The History of Oil Well Firefighting & Blowout Control 

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The photograph above is of 'my' people Kuwait in 1991 and was taken  by the great photographer, Sebastiao  Salgado. This is an easy cap; their laying air lines now to be able to pneumatically unbolt the tubing head from casing head. They will then put a clamp on the two flanges, tight, take the last bolt out, tie a winch line from the dozer on the clamp and jerk the tubing head off, without anybody getting hair-lipped.

They'll then be ready to cap to a clean casing flange.

The video clip on the left is also of Salgado in Kuwait and worth a watch. He was dialed in over there. 

 Stuff  To Think About 
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Quote Stuff 

"I am a dinosaur, but I have never seen these things,” said Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to Bloomberg on May 10, at an OPEC conference

in Abu Dhabi.​

“The world needs to wake up to an existing reality. The world is running out of energy capacity at all levels,” said the Saudi minister.

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The Rystad Chart Above Shows Delaware Basin "Growth" Peaking Next Year, 2023. 100% on THAT! It Shows Total Output Increasing As a Result of Growth, But Then Fails To Show What Happens To Total Output After Growth Ends. Well, Naturally, It Tanks!  


From the Midland Reporter Telegram:

In Spite of Rising Rig Counts 

Texas Production Is Declining. Click Image To Read.



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