"Every well is different," said Willie Bradley, who was overseeing the abandonment, "We always do the best we can." "From the 80's to the 90's to the 2000's, the industry has changed. Industry standards have changed," he reflects, "I can't imagine 10, 20, 30 years from now ho everything is gonna change again." "With the price of oil where it is, these suspended wells are hanging by a thread," he said, "They all claim that if the price comes back then these wells will be economic again. With they? I don't know."