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Topic - Bob Bea
"Everything we know at this time says we need to continue the work with the relief wells," he said. "We don't know the details of how they plugged the well from the top. We don't know the volume of material they put in the well bore, and without that we can't tell how close to the bottom of the well they got."
Too little is known about how much cement might be inside the space between the inner piping and outer casing to be confident the well is permanently plugged, he said.