Vatic Note: All over the news we are hearing desperate calls for "FEAR" (lizard brain fast food) by the elite and one of the recent ones is the Methane bubble that is about to explode and kill us all with methane gas. Then we hear Sulfuric Acid is also being released, that didn't get the desired reaction so then here comes radiation of all things, out of the volcano. Well, I just received this email from a friend who received this response from a chemical engineer friend of his who EXPLAINS THE TRUTH.... about such possibilities and with my limited science background it fits with what I have known about such gases. This was in response to a radio show they both listened to about scaring everyone about the bubble, but like the corexit, if there is a problem IT WILL BE A MAN MADE ONE FOR SURE, not from nature. Again, I ask you to keep asking yourself, WHAT ARE THEY HIDING? What would make sense since all of this THEY ARE ALLOWING to come out. Why? They are burying any news that might suggest this is not the crisis they would like us to believe it is. Why?? I have never seen such a lock down on real serious, independant third party observers (scientists) access to the "crime" scene, similar to 9-11. Doncha know. They would not even let qualified scientists have samples of the gulf water near the worst of the spill and because they could not go out on boats they could not get samples of the oil to test and determine what kind and "condition" the oil was in. Was the oil already refined? Was it dumped out there rather than through a blow out. I dont' know, but that is the problem, they won't let us find out. One thing we know for sure COREXIT DOES TURN INTO GAS CLOUDS ONCE IT TOUCHES WATER AND CAN THEN BLOW OVER LAND. No one from BP has disputed that fact, but the discussion has shifted away from "manmade" Corexit now to the other natural gases, how clever.
Commentary from a chemical engineer. A breath of fresh air---no pun intended. T
Monday, June 21, 2010 9:58 PM
Tonight's program about the oil volcano
(Engineers response) Buddy – you have made some ridiculous statements tonight. As an example, a Methane explosion etc. Methane with a molecular weight of 16 is about half as heavy as air, 28.97
Any methane that comes to the surface will quickly leave the ocean surface and go up into the air. There is a thing called Upper and Lower explosive limits (LEL, UEL) . I cannot remember the numbers for methane, but it will simply be too dilute to explode.
Methane is not going to burn or explode under the ocean. Methane needs Oxygen to burn.
You mention Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) . Yes it is poisonous. It simply will blow away as there are no mountains or other barriers on the open sea. We have now been under this explosion for over two months, April 20 to June 21. While there may have been poisonous concentrations at the well head etc., at the sea shore is where the concentration counts. Another thing. H2S is mildly acidic. The ocean is basic and buffered with billions in not trillions of tons of Carbonate radical (-CO3) which will react with H2S giving hydrogen gas and Calcium Sulphate.
You say that people need to be 300 miles away from the coast. That number is subjective at best and totally subjective. As far as any tidal wave is concerned, I don’t believe that in recorded history that any wave came more than 5 miles, and that is being extremely generous, over the land surface. Then simple fact of the matter is that a tremendous amount of energy is released when any wave hits the land surface.
Yes Benzene is poisonous and has a much higher molecular weight (78) than air (28.97) but it too will blow away. Typically 0.1 to 0.2 weight percent of crude is Benzene. That is simply a minor fraction. In the last two months have any people on the sea coast or inland been overcome by fumes or admitted to a hospital due to atmospheric pollution. Not to my knowledge.
Don’t get me wrong. I would not live near the coast in any event. The sea-land interface is subject to increased dangers such as hurricanes, extreme wind. Here in North Carolina, our socialist government has increased the home insurance for those who live inland to compensate for the higher wind levels at the sea. I responded by cancelling my homeowners insurance.
Yes this spill is dangerous and possibly a biblical event but let’s not lose our minds or perspective in the process. Please forward this to others who have a technical background and who can comment on my analysis. russ
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