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BP Expects Oil Siphon to Work After Setback

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posted on May, 16 2010 @ 08:33 AM
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BP Expects Oil Siphon to Work After Setback


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MOBILE, Ala. -- BP PLC said Saturday its latest effort to contain a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico by siphoning crude from the deepwater well faced an initial setback, but could be operational overnight.

The U.K. oil giant is trying to reduce the amount of oil spewing into the Gulf by threading a tube into broken piping coming from the well. The tube would carry oil to a tanker at the surface, stemming at least 5,000 barrels of oil leaking into the Gulf a day.

During a press briefing, BP Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles said an initial attempt to put the tube in place a mile
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posted on May, 16 2010 @ 08:33 AM
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Oil spill cleanup workers adjust an oil boom Friday at South Pass near the mouth of the Mississippi River.



Let's pray that BP cleans up the oily mess they have made in the Gulf of Mexico and Mississippi River with an oil cap.

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posted on May, 16 2010 @ 09:12 AM
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ironeagle,
thanks for this article. I've just finished reading the ongoing heated debate here-

www.abovetopsecret.com...

May I suggest that you bring this to light for them as it is your find and deserves credit.

Edit- very noteworthy Star & Flagged

[edit on 16-5-2010 by geo1066]



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