I posted about the gas well blowout in Fort Bend where the gas was shooting out of the wellhead so forcefully and blowing up so high that they made the area a no-fly zone. That’s methane and hydrocarbons from the formation shooting into our atmosphere. (Way to go on reducing greenhouse emissions!)
Well, they got the dang thing capped finally! It only blew like that from August 18th through August 24th.
Here’s a comment from someone who lives in the area:
Anonymous said… I live about 1000 yrds from the busted pipe, it sounds like a jet engine all day and all night. Yesterday it rained and I noticed that in the puddle of rain it made oil rings, and the water coming from the rain gutters was foaming up in the pulled. When I turned my windshield wipers on it made streaks across my windshield