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Wyoming Natural Gas Blowout Exacerbated By Chesapeake Energy's Delayed Response

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WYOMING NATURAL GAS WELL BLOWOUT
This image provided by the Glenrock Bird shows an out-of-control oil well spewing natural gas a few miles northeast of Douglas in east-central Wyoming on Wednesday April 25, 2012. A blowout occurred at the well Tuesday afternoon. More than 60 people living nearby evacuated from their homes while crews began work to plug the well with drilling mud and avoid an explosion. Nobody was hurt.(AP Photo/Glenrock Bird) | AP


May 10 (Reuters) - A blowout at a Chesapeake Energy Corp
natural gas well in Wyoming in April was caused by a
mechanical failure at the wellhead, and a delayed response to
warning signs by the company contributed to the incident,
Wyoming regulators said on Thursday.

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