Do not let your kids eat the hail or drink the rainwater.

Can it rain oily compounds in the Gulf of Mexico? Yes! by Chris Landau geologist & meteorologist Do not let your kids eat the hail or drink the rainwater. It is likely to contain some benzene and cyclohexane. Can it rain oily compounds? The short answer is it certainly can. It is also not complex […]

Mudlogging geologist states directional wells will not work to solve the BP blow out

Mudlogging geologist states directional wells will not work to solve this Transocean-Halliburton-BP blown out well and will create a larger uncontrolled blowout disaster.

Top Kill is Dead: Comments on the Gulf Oil Blowout from a Geologist

A geologist suggests a better solution to BP than Top Kill. The better solution is: Drill 4 vertical relief wells around the existing Gulf of Mexico blowout well to reduce the pressure. He believes that will then allow BP to seal this well, once the pressure drops.

Letter to Governor Schwarzenegger: Another lesson from Gulf of Mexico oil gusher blowout

An open letter from geologist Chris Landau: Dear Arnold Schwarzenegger, We do not want a BP-type Gulf of Mexico oil gusher blowout here. Complete the job. Stop oil pumping from offshore Santa Barbara Los Angeles drill rigs. Why take the risk? Shut the offshore oil wells down off the Santa Barbara Coast. Let’s not have […]

Oil Blowout In The Gulf: Straight Talk From Geologist Chris Landau

Dear President Barack Obama and Dr. Tony Haywood (BP) by Chris Landau (geologist) Action plan to stop the continuing oil blowout from the well drilled by The Deep Water Horizon Rig owned by Transocean and leased to BP. Straight talk from geologist Chris Landau. Dear President Barack Obama President Obama, I would like you to […]

Burning the oil in the Gulf…

Opinion from published geologist Chris Landau on April 28, 2010: Do not burn the oil on the sea. Do not drill other wells into the existing BP well in the Gulf of Mexico. Chris Landau (geologist) These actions will burn people, boats and property. Wind gusts will blow the flames out of control. The heat […]

A geologist’s opinion: Probable cause, and current concerns of the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster

Geologist Chris Landau wrote this opinion piece. “Probable Cause and Scenario that led to the oil disaster in The Gulf of Mexico, when Offshore Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig, owned by Trans Ocean Ltd., and contracted to BP, explodes burns and sinks. Do not let this happen in Santa Barbara. One oil disaster there is big enough. Stop the drilling for oil into the 3000 mile Santa Barbara Fault Zone.”

Can oil drilling create or magnify earthquakes? Info on Santa Barbara region…

2011 update: A commission in Arkansas, studying a series of earthquakes, believes that gas drilling is connected to increased earthquake activity in Arkansas. Story at the Daily Mail UK: here. KW: These are comments from Chris Landau (see bio at bottom) in an e-mail of  Monday, April 5, 2010 4:14 AM. Landau had an April […]