maggiekb — 2014-02-18T12:50:07-05:00 — #1
acerplatanoides — 2014-02-18T12:58:01-05:00 — #2
(There's nothing here really specific to fracking techniques, from what I can tell.)
Location of the well relative to explosion sensitive receptors like human beings, is very much part of the technique.
spunkytws — 2014-02-18T13:02:04-05:00 — #3
Since one man is dead I'm not sure it's technically accurate that they "really flubbed the execution".
The gift certificate's expiration date of May 1, 2014 is a nice touch, though. "Sorry a loved one was killed or you were injured! You have less than two months to claim your compensation!"
maggiekb — 2014-02-18T13:06:06-05:00 — #4
I should note that this was sent to members of the community nearby the well, not what Chevron sent to the family of the dead man.
euansmith — 2014-02-18T13:12:22-05:00 — #5
Bobtown? Really America, please do better.
boundegar — 2014-02-18T13:12:57-05:00 — #6
In related news, Chevron board of directors awards Regional Manager - Pennsylvania the Medal of Petroleum.
markdow — 2014-02-18T13:15:24-05:00 — #7
Well's Fargo uses meat apologies. After they mangled my refinance, I got a nice apology letter with a color brochure (customized for Well's Fargo) of gourmet meats to choose from. "Sorry we screwed you, enjoy some meat."
gyrofrog — 2014-02-18T13:29:22-05:00 — #8
Maybe it's good enough for those Appalachians...
maggiekb — 2014-02-18T13:41:10-05:00 — #9
In that context, it seems more reasonable. Somehow, "Sorry we blew up some shit near your town, have a pizza" doesn't work as well.
knoxblox — 2014-02-18T14:06:08-05:00 — #10
Well, with so many farms foreclosed upon or cattle/pigs destroyed by human pollution activity, it's rather convenient to use meat apologies, don't you think?
engineer — 2014-02-18T14:49:05-05:00 — #11
Let them eat cake, er, pie... pizza pie.
jons — 2014-02-18T15:12:44-05:00 — #12
I guess it's slightly better than using either May 4 or April 1 though.
hey_you — 2014-02-18T15:20:36-05:00 — #13
If you've ever lived in a small town, you ought to know that there's not much in the way of local resources to draw on as consolation material. Maybe two gas stations, a small grocer and one or two restaurants. In this case, obviously a pizza place. Being that all but one family endured only a distant thud, it seems adequate.
euansmith — 2014-02-18T15:37:40-05:00 — #14
What would be appropriate, I wonder, a selection of barbequed meats?
gwwar — 2014-02-18T16:32:23-05:00 — #15
Could someone photoshop in a gas explosion next to pizza doge?
creesto — 2014-02-18T19:36:41-05:00 — #16
This is AWESOME!! SRSLY!! Now the town folks can pool their coupons together and buy a new acquifer!!
acerplatanoides — 2014-02-18T19:44:27-05:00 — #17
Bottomless refills from the drinks fountain!
brainspore — 2014-02-18T19:50:07-05:00 — #18
They're just like one of those cheap-ass friends who promises to buy you pizza for spending a whole Saturday helping him move, and then just springs for Little Caesar's.
gilbertwham — 2014-02-18T19:53:57-05:00 — #19
bobo — 2014-02-18T21:22:44-05:00 — #20
Maybe it was more of a "Ha ha! We slipped you the sausage once, take your pick of which one you want this time!".
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