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Gary Hecox, CB&I hydrogeologist: This is going to not satisfy you, but we honestly don’t know.
We have talked to some of the leading experts in the world as too what could be causing this. We don’t know. Nobody’s ever encountered anything like this in the history of mankind.
I’m not kidding, what’s going on with that cavern where it’s going up several hundred feet and down several hundred feet, we don’t know if it’s some equipment issues or if there’s something going on in the cavern that we don’t understand. The pressure in the cavern continues to slowly increase. It’s up now to almost 600psi in the wellhead, that’s brine pressure not gas. […]
I don’t even have a good hypothesis to tell you. […]
The world experts have looked at this and we don’t know.
Published: July 19th, 2013 at 3:25 pm ET