BP provides post-Isaac update for Gulf Coast operations

09/17/2012
Hurricane Isaac uncovered limited amounts of residual oil associated with the 2010 Macondo deepwater Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP PLC said Sept. 11, adding that the Macondo oil had been buried in isolated stretches of shoreline where BP had been cleaning before Isaac made landfall. With cleanup crews already in the field, BP has submitted a plan for deep cleaning, the firm said. "It was not unexpected to find Macondo oil in areas where we were working before the storm," said Mike Utsler, president of BP's Gulf Coast Restoration Organization. BP has spent $14 billion and invested 66 million personnel hours in Macondo spill cleanup operations. "We're still working. We're stil...
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