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Old 03-09-2010, 12:57 PM
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N. Alberta Well Blowout!

Pretty cool how they fight these fires on a blowout.
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Old 03-09-2010, 12:58 PM
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More on the blowout.
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Old 03-09-2010, 01:00 PM
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last of the pics I have
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Old 03-09-2010, 01:07 PM
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Really neat pics! I wish we'd run something like that! Not! Usually they cap them, and if that doesn't work they'll use tnt and blast the well shut. I watched a documentary on the oil rig fires in Iraq during the first war and the company(s) that was hired to cap them all. Really cool stuff. Not your ordinary fire supression job!
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anyone ever see the movie hellfighters with john wayne?

awesome pics btw, like the guys huddled around the barrier!
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anyone ever see the movie hellfighters with john wayne?

awesome pics btw, like the guys huddled around the barrier!
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Funny that never made the news.
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i love that movie. they blow that well head off with dimite.
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anyone ever see the movie hellfighters with john wayne?
It looks just like the movie, just newer equipment. I always liked that movie
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Old 03-09-2010, 11:38 PM
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anyone ever see the movie hellfighters with john wayne?

awesome pics btw, like the guys huddled around the barrier!
old Red Adair was one of the best.
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