Gulf Of Mexico stories:
Jul 15th, 2010 – BusinessWeek
july 15 (bloomberg) — bp plc began a pressure test to determine if it can safely seal its leaking oil well in the gulf of mexico.
the test will last from six hours to as many as 48 hours, bp said in an e-mailed statement today.
Jul 15th, 2010 – Dallasnews
new orleans – bp engineers took the first steps toward choking off the gulf oil well wednesday night in a white-knuckle “integrity test” that could put a permanent stop to the flow of the gusher – or make the situation worse.
Jul 13th, 2010 – The Independent
below are the most recent figures on the gulf of mexico oil clean-up, provided by the us joint information center and bp as they address the worst environmental disaster in us history.
some 553 miles of gulf shoreline has been contaminated by oil
Jul 13th, 2010 – BBC NEWS
bp will do a key test on its leaking gulf of mexico well to see if the flow of oil can be shut off.
the test will start on tuesday morning and is expected to last between six and 48 hours, according to bp executive kent wells.
if the pressure
Jul 8th, 2010 – guardian.co.uk
bp is working to fix the leaking oil well in the gulf of mexico by 27 july, weeks before its publicly stated deadline.
the company is due to report second-quarter results that day. it hopes to provide more information on its liabilities from the oil