Graph of the Day for June 21, 2010

Randall Hoven
"I assembled a team of our nation's best scientists and engineers to tackle this challenge -- a team led by Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and our nation's Secretary of Energy.  Scientists at our national labs and experts from academia and other oil companies have also provided ideas and advice.  As a result of these efforts, we've directed BP to mobilize additional equipment and technology."  President Obama, June 15, 2010.


Source:  The Wall Street Journal.


Hoven's Index for June 21, 2011


Number of oil wells in the Gulf (as listed by the WSJ):  218

In water deeper than 9000 ft:  1 

8000-8999 ft:  12

7000-7999 ft:  12

6000-6999 ft:  38

5000-5999 ft:  30

4000-4999 ft:  64

3000-3999 ft:  61 

Source:  Author's analysis of data from The Wall Street Journal.


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"I assembled a team of our nation's best scientists and engineers to tackle this challenge -- a team led by Dr. Steven Chu, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist and our nation's Secretary of Energy.  Scientists at our national labs and experts from academia and other oil companies have also provided ideas and advice.  As a result of these efforts, we've directed BP to mobilize additional equipment and technology."  President Obama, June 15, 2010.


Source:  The Wall Street Journal.


Hoven's Index for June 21, 2011


Number of oil wells in the Gulf (as listed by the WSJ):  218

In water deeper than 9000 ft:  1 

8000-8999 ft:  12

7000-7999 ft:  12

6000-6999 ft:  38

5000-5999 ft:  30

4000-4999 ft:  64

3000-3999 ft:  61 

Source:  Author's analysis of data from The Wall Street Journal.


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