Experts weigh in on gas well blowout in Gulf

07/24/2013 | Boston Herald · FuelFix.com

A natural gas well that blew out Tuesday in the Gulf of Mexico has caught fire, but some experts believe the incident would be minor compared with previous offshore mishaps. "A gas well's not going to result in any kind of major pollution -- perhaps not even significant pollution if it's burning," said Ted Bourgoyne of the consultancy Bourgoyne Enterprises. A relief well could take up to 25 days to drill, the Coast Guard said.

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