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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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 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

  3. 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

  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. Alex boosts waves to 7 ft above spilling Macondo well

    Online Articles

    Wed, 30 Jun 2010

    boost future oil and gas collection capacity and to outline the transition to installing a different cap on the failed blowout preventer . Contact Paula Dittrick at paulad@ogjonline.com .

  6. Relief well intercepts Macondo well in gulf

    Online Articles

    Fri, 17 Sep 2010

    under investigation by a number of government agencies and others. After replacing the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer earlier this month, relief well drilling resumed at 7:15 a.m. CDT on Sept. 15, and crews completed drilling

  7. BP deliberating whether to do 'top kill' on blowout well

    Online Articles

    Wed, 26 May 2010

    approval. The decision was made after BP executives examined "diagnostic" information about the condition of the failed blowout preventer (OGJ Online, May 25, 2010).

  8. Report deadline extended on failed Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Mon, 25 Oct 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

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