How Many Oil Wells Are in the Gulf? 3,858!
Yes, you read that right. 3,858 oil wells are in the gulf.
Greed is one thing but the murder of an entire ecosystem is, simply put, stunningly ignorant and stupid. We are not the species we think we are.
We need to keep an eye on Chevron’s Tahiti, the deepest-producing offshore oil platform in the world. Chevron has plans to build six more rigs in the gulf this year.
A rig can operate many different wells.
Crude Awakening-An infographic to help you understand the oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico and the incredible costs that will affect us all.
"If you kill the shrimp, you kill the fish that feed off the shrimp,
and if you kill the fish then there is nothing left in the Gulf of Mexico.
That would absolutely be a disaster for years and years."-Dan Dix, fishing boat captain"
A ‘double-dip’ recession probably has been made more likely
by this tragedy."-David Kotok, chief investment officer, Cumberland Investors
Where do we go from here?
I admit to feeling impotent.