Archive for January, 1999

Mad Dog Inferno is HOT

Filed in Ashley Food in the Press by on January 27, 1999
Mad Dog Inferno is HOT

The roughnecks who fight oil-field fires begin by robbing a well’s inferno of its heat, which is “like nothing you’ve ever seen,” says Bill Mahler of Houston-based Wild Well Control Inc. While a room in a burning house can reach 315 degrees C at eye level, a burning oil well can hit 1,600 C. That’s […]

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