Two Oil Firms Link Rig Blast to 'Plug'

Lloyd Heinze, chairman of the petroleum engineering department at Texas Tech University, agrees that this is an unusual approach. 'Normally, you would not evacuate the riser until you were done with the last plug at the sea floor,' he said in an interview.

Lloyd Heinze, chairman of the petroleum engineering department at Texas Tech University, agrees that this is an unusual approach. "Normally, you would not evacuate the riser until you were done with the last plug at the sea floor," he said in an interview.

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