It's impossible to know exactly what happened or how to prevent this in the future. All the more reason for proceeding with caution in ALL offshore drilling.
I read the other day that BP had modified the BOP as well. Plus, there is the issue of that dead battery. I'll try to find a link and post it later.
Also sounds like business as usual-- those rat ba$tards are are now saying that the operational data records of DeepWater Horizon for the 7 HOURS before the explosion are 'missing'.
the invisible hand strikes again, eh?
effing dickheads. I hope this puts Halliburton out of business.