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  1. Agencies discuss access to Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 15 Nov 2010

    are discussing who gets direct access during a forensic analysis of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible's failed blowout preventer . An Apr. 20 blowout of BP PLC's deepwater Macondo well on Mississippi Canyon Block 252 resulted in a fire

  2. Agencies discuss access to Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Tue, 9 Nov 2010

    are discussing who gets direct access during a forensic analysis of the Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible’s failed blowout preventer . An Apr. 20 blowout of BP PLC’s deepwater Macondo well on Mississippi Canyon Block 252 resulted in a fire and

  1. BP starts up second spill containment system; updates flow estimate

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 Jun 2010

    through a second spill containment system attached to the Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon rig’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) on Mississippi Canyon Block 252 in the Gulf of Mexico. Separately, a federal team of scientists and engineers

  2. BP says 'top kill' fails to stop flow from leaking gulf well

    Online Articles

    Sat, 29 May 2010

    off Louisiana, and oil spill response crews next will work to install a new collection system on top of the failed blowout preventer (BOP). BP Group Chief Executive Tony Hayward said, “We worked the top kill procedures hard for 3 days. We pumped more than 30

  3. BP reports 'successful placement' of oil spill cap

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Jun 2010

    PLC is calling a “successful placement” of a containment cap on the top of the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. The oil spill cap was placed atop the BOP following the cutting and

  4. BP hopes for LMRP cap to capture most of oil spilling into gulf

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 Jun 2010

    operated vehicles (ROVs) in preparations for cutting and separating the damaged Deepwater Horizon riser from the failed blowout preventer (BOP) to collect oil and gas spilling from the runaway deepwater well. Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in

  5. OGJ Newsletter

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Nov 2010

    following a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The JIT is charged with completing forensic testing into the failed blowout preventer (BOP) from Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible. An Apr. 20 blowout of BP PLC's deepwater

  6. BP spill: First relief well detects runaway Macondo well

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 5 Jul 2010

    boost oil and gas collection capacity and to discuss the logistics of installing a different sealing cap on the failed blowout preventer . Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible drilled the Macondo well for BP and partners. On Apr

  7. Relief well could penetrate Macondo in 7-10 days

    Online Articles

    Thu, 8 Jul 2010

    an existing lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap with another cap that would be bolted onto the failed blowout preventer and that would provide a better seal. “We are in a lull between tropical weather systems,” Allen said

  8. BP doing Macondo well diagnostics, more fishing

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    event in general, the better off we are.” Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible’s failed blowout preventer stack has been retrieved and is on the Helix Q4000 multiservice vessel on Mississippi Canyon Block 252. Allen

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