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Project Acronym: TOWUTI | State: Completed | Expedition ID: 5055

ins.: 2015-06-14 00:00; ( Age: 9 yrs )
By: Scientists
Category: Towuti_auto
Towuti_auto

Towuti: 2015-06-14

A new day dawns? Today, at long last, we got ...
Our supply boat, showing a barrel of oil and two replacement pumps en route to the rig. (TDP on facebook)

A new day dawns? Today, at long last, we got the replacment pumps and they are now being installed on the rig. The photo below, taken shortly after dawn, is from our supply boat, showing a barrel of oil and two replacement pumps en route to the rig. I shouldn't have been able to take that photo, as the pumps were due to arrive last night. But, in an unbelievable but fitting end to the delivery saga, the truck bringing the pumps from Makassar to Sorowako (arranged by Atlas Copco) ran out of gas en route. Let's hope this bad luck is behind us- with even a little bit of good luck we'll be drilling before this day is over! (TDP on facebook)