Transocean's Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible not leaking oil

10/24/2011
No oil is leaking from the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig or from a riser on the seabed near the semisubmersible, which sank last year following the Macondo well blowout, Transocean Ltd. said in an Oct. 12 news release. "A comprehensive 2-day underwater examination conducted by Transocean and the US Coast Guard on Oct. 4 and 5 confirmed that there are no hydrocarbons leaking from of the sunken Deepwater Horizon or the riser," Transocean said. "The inspection, conducted with the use of a remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV), also failed to find any sheen or oil in the area." Transocean, in cooperation with the USCG, undertook the inspection after a sheen was repor...
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