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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by USA-1 View Post
    An offshore platform, often referred to as an oil platform or an oil rig, is a large structure used to house workers and machinery needed to drill wells in the ocean bed, extract oil and/or natural gas, process the produced fluids, and ship or pipe them to shore. Depending on the circumstances, the platform may be fixed to the ocean floor, may consist of an artificial island, or may float.

    Most offshore platforms are located on the continental shelf, though with advances in technology and increasing crude oil prices, drilling and production in deeper waters has become both feasible and economically viable. A typical platform may have around thirty wellheads located on the platform and directional drilling allows reservoirs to be accessed at both different depths and at remote positions up to 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the platform.

    Remote subsea wells may also be connected to a platform by flow lines and by umbilical connections; these subsea solutions may consist of single wells or of a manifold centre for multiple wells.


    You decide.

    Ok, I notice alot of 'could be's' and "may have" in your explanation as caveat. Does that mean that you aren't really sure just how many active drilling sites there are in the Gulf?


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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by pugetsoundwa View Post
    I hope you are joking. We can't drill ourselves out of dependancy.

    Sure we can. The question is do we have the will?


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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Sure we can. The question is do we have the will?


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    How do we get the oil companies to drill more. Since demand has dropped they have cut back exploration and new drilling. Are you suggesting the government force US oil companies to drill more? You see it has nothing to do with "WE".
    It is the oil companies that control production.
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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Ok, I notice alot of 'could be's' and "may have" in your explanation as caveat. Does that mean that you aren't really sure just how many active drilling sites there are in the Gulf?


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    I know there are thousands of rigs in the gulf. It's not like we haven't been using our own resources for the last 100 years.
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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by USA-1 View Post
    We don't drill. The oil companies drill.
    You had help figuring that out, didn't you?

    Quote Originally Posted by USA-1 View Post
    Unless you own an oil company it will not be you that drills.
    It won't be the oil company drilling until the federal government stops getting in the way, either.

    Duh.

    Explain why any oil company should invest in exploration and exploitation of resources when socialist pig politicians will declare a "windfall (for them) profits tax" on any profits coming from that drilling?
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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by Scarecrow Akhbar View Post
    You had help figuring that out, didn't you?



    It won't be the oil company drilling until the federal government stops getting in the way, either.

    Duh.

    Explain why any oil company should invest in exploration and exploitation of resources when socialist pig politicians will declare a "windfall (for them) profits tax" on any profits coming from that drilling?

    Yet even if Congress opens up the 574 million acres now off limits along the outer continental shelf, tight supplies of equipment and labor will severely constrain exploration in the next decade. Only a limited number of shipyards are capable of building the necessary $700 million drilling rig, and many of the rigs being built today are going to Brazil, West Africa, and Southeast Asia, where the oil business is also booming. Even then, it usually takes at least seven to 10 years for the oil to start flowing

    It's you that doesn't seem to understand. You keep using the word "we".

    It's Boom Time for Oil in the Gulf of Mexico, Despite a Ban on Drilling in Many Areas - US News and World Report
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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by USA-1 View Post
    It was two different sentences. We have been drilling our oil for over a century and all the rigs in the Gulf prove it. Understand?

    Rigs mean platforms too.
    LOL....... try this.

    You say:

    Rape is a horrible crime. He's done it thousands of times.

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    No he hasn't.

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    Sure he has, he’s been married for 25 years.

    There is no such thing as a “Natural Born Dual-Citizen“.

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    I didnt have to read the article to tell you that you cant read.

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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by USA-1 View Post
    How do we get the oil companies to drill more. Since demand has dropped they have cut back exploration and new drilling. Are you suggesting the government force US oil companies to drill more? You see it has nothing to do with "WE".
    It is the oil companies that control production.

    Are they free to explore and drill where ever they find the reserves? or does the Government tell them when and where they can drill?


    I know there are thousands of rigs in the gulf. It's not like we haven't been using our own resources for the last 100 years.

    I see, so you'd like to stick to the vaugness of your initial response, instead of answering a direct question....I understand.....


    Yet even if Congress opens up the 574 million acres now off limits along the outer continental shelf, tight supplies of equipment and labor will severely constrain exploration in the next decade. Only a limited number of shipyards are capable of building the necessary $700 million drilling rig, and many of the rigs being built today are going to Brazil, West Africa, and Southeast Asia, where the oil business is also booming. Even then, it usually takes at least seven to 10 years for the oil to start flowing

    I see you like to stick to the leftist response to this question....Allow me.


    WASHINGTON — Energy companies seeking to drill for oil and gas on public lands in the U.S. will face stiffer environmental scrutiny and new regulatory hurdles under changes announced Wednesday by Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
    The new policies limit the federal government's practice of fast-tracking some drilling proposals by exempting them from detailed environmental studies.
    The changes also direct the Bureau of Land Management, which oversees more than 260 million acres of federal land, to conduct on-site assessments and seek expanded public input on proposed oil and gas leases.

    Interior chief adds hurdles for drilling on public lands | Business | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle

    WASHINGTON - A group of 69 lawmakers, including Reps. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, and a number of Texas Republicans on Monday urged a White House ocean task force to avoid creating any new obstacles to offshore oil and gas drilling.
    The House members said they were concerned that President Barack Obama's Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force was focusing too "heavily on environmental stewardship" of the marine waters and was giving short shrift to "other national priorities," including coastal energy development.
    Obama created the group in June to make recommendations for protecting "the health of ocean, coastal and Great Lakes" resources. In an interim report in September, the group suggested creating a new National Ocean Council that would guide decisions about drilling, recreation and fishing in the Great Lakes and coastal waters.
    The group is set to issue a final report by December.
    In a letter to Nancy Sutley, chairwoman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality and the head of the ocean policy group, the lawmakers said they were concerned the task force's work could hamper U.S. efforts "to safely develop its own offshore energy, including oil, natural gas and renewable energy." The letter also expressed concern that the task force's recommendations could undermine an existing Interior Department plan that governs offshore oil and natural gas leases until 2012.
    "It is critical that the task force's proposals do not inhibit energy activity offshore in domestic waters," the lawmakers said. They urged the task force to ensure "that offshore areas surrounding the Gulf, Atlantic, Pacific and Alaskan coasts are open to responsible oil, natural gas and alternative energy development."


    Lawmakers fear hurdles to drilling They want ocean task force to keep energy needs in mind OFFSHORE: A push on comments 10/27/2009 | Archives | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle

    Obama talks a good game in his SOTU, then turn around and does stupid crap like this.


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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by RightinNYC View Post
    You don't think it would be possible to come up with some other method to hear you coming? ****, they could design a recording of a harley engine that would be synced to the electric motor. Does that work?





    And as the personal computer has shown, new technologies can get exponentially faster, lighter, more powerful, and cheaper over relatively short periods of time.

    Does the computer you're typing on cost $100,000 and look like this?

    I will stick to the harley engine.

    My computer cost $1500 and is all in the moniter.

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    Re: Obama Said to Seek $54 Billion in Nuclear-Power Loans

    Quote Originally Posted by UtahBill View Post
    and it will still take an overnight charge to "gas up"....
    You think so? The power to pull 80,000 lbs may take longer since it will probably take more batteries

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