Gas from damaged wellhead burned off in Gulf of Mexico
Gas from damaged wellhead burned off in Gulf of Mexico
Gas from the damaged Deepwater Horizon wellhead is burned by the drillship Discoverer Enterprise in a process known as flaring in the Gulf of Mexico on May 16, 2010. Gas and oil from the wellhead are being brought to the surface via a tube that was placed inside the damaged pipe. UPI/Patrick Kelley/USCG
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