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More Drilling in the Gulf, The Death of a Thousand Cuts

August 21st, 2011 | by Bob Higgins

There are about 4000 active oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, a fact I bumped into while researching an article on BP's Macondo field Deepwater Horizon disaster last year. In addition, there are more than 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells that dot the Gulf, actually it's much more like a blanket. This morning I ran across a map and a video by tsinn at The Sword Press in which he plots these wells by time and position as well as location as in the NOAA map above



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