Re: [rp-ml] How could RP & RM help in solving BP's Gulf Catastrophe?

From: Markus Hitter <>
Date: Thu Jun 10 2010 - 12:12:56 EEST

Am 09.06.2010 um 20:58 schrieb Adrian Bowyer:

> Markus Hitter wrote:
>> Am 09.06.2010 um 00:33 schrieb Adrian Bowyer:
>>> A reasonable amount of liquid nitrogen should be able to create a
>>> significant-sized block of ice round the leak.
>> Then you have a hose with ice around it. Of course the ice will
>> have a hole approxximately the size of the hose, as the oil
>> constantly flowing out of the hose will quickly melt away any ice
>> getting in it's way.
> Not if you cool the oil enough. Then it'll go like foamed tar, and
> finally pitch.

With a rate of ten thousand barrels per day the hose is pretty well

Received on Thu Jun 10 12:02:51 2010

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