Dear Friends and Colleagues,
Below is a letter which I have written to two US Congressmen/Chairmen regarding some geohazard/seafloor developments at the Macondo Prospect in the
Gulf of Mexico, the location of last year's BP Oil Spill.
I have posted many articles on the internet on the geohazardous conditions at the Macondo site (see http://bklim.newsvine.com and http://phoenixrisingfromthegulf.wordpress.com). Those of us working in the Oil and Gas Industry know how dangerous oil exploration can be and the disastrous consequences of any blowout, especially those that had reached their targeted reservoirs. The number of near disasters and oil spill disasters in recent years is not, and can never be, good for our industry. The safety of our working colleagues and the future of the oil industry are dependent on improving, not deteriorating safety standards and compromising preventive pre-drill planning, management and geohazards assessment.
We must also prove to the world our sincerity, our responsibility and our accountability towards preserving the global environment and leaving the world in a better place for our children. To those who know me or have worked with me in the past, I would deeply appreciate your support in emailing some words of verification that I (BK Lim) am a real person (not virtual) and a professional geohazards specialist working in the offshore Oil and Gas Industry. If appropriate, you might want to address any similar issues or incidents that would validate a pattern of conduct which led to the Macondo Blowout, as well as many similar situations that have occurred throughout the history of offshore oil and gas drilling.
To those who have not met me in person, but have come across my past work and contribution to the industry, please spare some time to write to:
Dr. Tom Termotto, National Coordinator
Gulf Oil Spill Remediation Conference
"Oil Spill Solution"
We greatly need the world's support in the remediation of the BP Oil Spill disaster in the
Gulf of Mexico. Who would be better to lend support to this international community endeavor than those whose livelihoods depend on the Gulf's future, and those who understand the true state of affairs wherever oil and gas drilling are conducted in the oceans of the world.