BSEE oversees exercise of Helix capping stack in the Gulf of Mexico

Who pays for the care of “orphaned” oil and gas wells? You do

By Kurt Cobb, Resource Insights

There have been millions of oil and gas wells drilled in the United States since the beginning of the oil age and millions more drilled throughout the world. The carelessness of those who drilled and prospered by them is now turning into an ugly and persistent legacy of the industrial age.