BLOWOUT CONTROL EFFORTS CONTINUE OFF LOUISIANA

Greenhill Petroleum Corp., Houston, last week stepped up efforts to control a workover blowout in Timbalier Bay field off Lafourche Parish, La. Greenhill Pres. Ralph Cox said the company simultaneously was replacing wellhead equipment on the No. 250 development well and drilling a relief well in case surface kill efforts failed. The blowout occurred as Blake Drilling & Workover Co., Belle Chasse, La., was deepening the Gulf of Mexico well. Plans called for abandoning Miocene D-4 sand

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