ON THE GULF OF MEXICO (AP) — Engineers have grown so confident in the leaky cap trapping oil inside BP’s crippled well that they will leave it closed and unwatched if a tropical storm that […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A storm brewing in the Caribbean brought the deep-sea effort to plug the ruptured oil well to a near standstill Wednesday just as BP was getting tantalizingly close to going in […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ BP’s broken well was leaking oil and gas again Monday for the first time since the company capped it last week, but the Obama administration’s spill chief said it was no […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ The federal government Monday allowed BP to keep the cap shut tight on its busted Gulf of Mexico oil well for another day despite a seep in the sea floor after […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP’s trial run of a cap blocking oil from streaming into the Gulf of Mexico has been extended.
WASHINGTON (AP) _ President Barack Obama says BP’s successful capping of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill is “good news.”
NEW ORLEANS (AP) A tightly fitted cap was successfully keeping oil from gushing into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time in three months, BP said Thursday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP allayed last-minute government fears of making the disaster worse and began testing the new, tighter-fitting cap Wednesday that could finally choke off the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP is delaying critical tests on a new well cap designed to finally stop the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico after government officials said more analysis was needed on […]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) BP crews are claiming progress as they try to fit a tighter cap on the ruptured well at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico.