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Kuwait Oil Field Fires in Pictures

This week we are sharing pictures of the 'fields of fire' and the "stinging of wells".

More than half the wells in Kuwait were controlled by stinging. Using a crane crews jammed the stinger into the wellhead and kept it firmly in place while heavy mud was pumped into the well through a kill line. This overcame the natural pressure in the well bore.

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