They have 16 men out there experienced in capping the Kuwait wellheads which Saddam’s troops blew up.
I saw what Saddam did in Kuwait and I saw what BP did in the Gulf – the Kuwaiti oil fires were child’s play on every level of comparison. Surface as opposed to extreme depth. In air as opposed to water. Ignited oil as opposed to gushing liquid crude into pristine deep ocean.
So you have to ask – who on earth are BP to trust when it comes to talking about the terrible mess they have made? Precisely the question they really are asking on Capitol Hill, right now.