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<a href="http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/04/30/examined-gulf-oil-spill/" target="_blank">http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/04/30...ulf-oil-spill/</a><br><br>
According to a 2007 study by three U.S. Minerals Management Service officials, cementing was a factor in 18 of 39 well blowouts in the Gulf during a 14-year period, making it the single largest factor, the Wall Street Journal reported. Equipment failure and pipe failure were the next leading factors.<br><br><br>
The article says that Halliburton was on site of the rig and had completed cement casing of the line just 20 hours before the blow out. A lawsuit has already been filed against them and 3 others<br><br><a href="http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/local/news-article.aspx?storyid=155437" target="_blank">http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/l...storyid=155437</a>
 

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It will be very interesting as to who ends up 'paying' for this particular environmental disaster.... Halliburton, BP... different heads of the same hydra...
 
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