With the Spate of Severe Oils Spills so Far This Year, You Want To Make Sure That Your Well Is Properly Monitored

Written by Channel 11 Houston on July 19th, 2013. Posted in Data capture technologies, Data capture technology, Data capturing software

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We all remember the BP oil spill. Or its proper name, the Deep Water Horizon spill. When the Macondo oil well blew out, eventually spilling almost five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, with tragic and disastrous results. Every single day we bring in nine million barrels (almost twice what was spilled into the Gulf!) for a variety of uses. Most of our imported oil comes from the Safaniya field in Saudi Arabia, which boasts as being the largest offshore oil field in the world (can you boast about that?), at 15 by 50 kilometers.

Yet we do not always need to go offshore for our dead dinosaur fuel. Titusville, PA is home to the McClintock 1 oil well, that started producing all the way back in August of 1861, and is still giving us that black gold today. In case you are lost on definition