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IPFS News Link • Oil Spill - Gulf of Mexico

Deepwater Horizon Sinkhole: Could Release 3 Billion Barrels of Oil

BP has confirmed its 45-ton blowout preventer is tilting sideways up to 15 degrees. Rogue scientists point to tilting as evidence of a severely weakened well, and warn it could fall and crash the entire rig through the ocean floor. A massive sinkhole could either shut down the leak or make the disaster much worse. BNET summarized theories on The Oil Drum from optimistic to apocalyptic: