Posts Tagged ‘spill’

BP’s Gulf Well Test Extended by 24 Hours: Coast Guard

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

BP’s extended for another 24 hours a critical test of its blown-out Gulf of Mexico well that so far has shut off the huge oil leak, the top U.S. official overseeing the spill response said Saturday.

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BP’s Gulf Well Test Extended by 24 Hours: Coast Guard

BP Admits It Didn’t Stop Leak, Is Readying Another Option

Saturday, May 29th, 2010

BP admitted defeat Saturday in its attempt to plug the oil leak by pumping mud into a busted well, but said it’s readying yet another approach to fight the spill.

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BP Admits It Didn’t Stop Leak, Is Readying Another Option

Oil Executives Pass Around ‘Blowout Protector’ Blame

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

BP says its massive Gulf spill was caused by the failure of a key safety device that has become central to the spill investigation—and which BP says failed to work. The company that made the device points its finger right back.

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Oil Executives Pass Around ‘Blowout Protector’ Blame

BP Struggles With Gulf Leak, Faces Threats on Liability Cap

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

A flotilla of nearly 200 boats tackled a massive oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, taking advantage of calm weather to intensify the fight to reduce the spill and limit its impact on the U.S. shoreline.

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BP Struggles With Gulf Leak, Faces Threats on Liability Cap