The Q4000 drilling platform, in the upper half of the photo, and the Discoverer Enterprise drilling ship collected 18,600 barrels of oil Wednesday. The Q4000 burned the crude it collected, while the Enterprise collected the crude, but burned natural gas it recovered with the oil.
The Q4000 drilling platform, in the upper half of the photo, and the Discoverer Enterprise drilling ship collected 18,600 barrels of oil Wednesday. The Q4000 burned the crude it collected, while the Enterprise collected the crude, but burned natural gas it recovered with the oil. Associated Press
The Q4000 drilling platform, in the upper half of the photo, and the Discoverer Enterprise drilling ship collected 18,600 barrels of oil Wednesday. The Q4000 burned the crude it collected, while the Enterprise collected the crude, but burned natural gas it recovered with the oil. Associated Press

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