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

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    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).

  2. BP reports progress with sealing cap installation

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    Mon, 12 Jul 2010

    Macondo well, removed the lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap over the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer and was installing a sealing cap assembly on June 12. The sealing cap installation involves multiple stages

  3. BP starts collecting oil, gas from blowout well in gulf

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    Mon, 7 Jun 2010

    riser package (LMRP) containment cap, which was installed by BP PLC on the top of the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer (BOP) in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, had collected and transported 10,500 bbl of oil to the Discoverer Enterprise

  4. BP developing more options to halt gulf oil spill

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    Thu, 13 May 2010

    operational experts are developing options to stop the flow of oil from the Macondo well through interventions via the failed blowout preventer (BOP). An estimated 5,000 b/d is leaking into the gulf. Potential interventions included a “top kill

  5. BP reports delays in cutting off Deepwater Horizon riser

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    Wed, 2 Jun 2010

    adding that the goal is to finish making the horizontal cut on June 2 so that a cap can be placed on top of the failed blowout preventer ’s lower marine riser package (LMRP) to enable the collection of oil and gas flowing from the runaway Macondo

  6. BP spill investigation focuses on seven control mechanisms

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    Tue, 25 May 2010

    internal investigation’s initial report said that much more work is needed, including full examinations of the failed blowout preventer (BOP), the wellhead, and the rig itself—all currently on the seabed in 5,000 ft of water, BP said. The

  7. BP works to increase percentage of oil contained from gulf spill

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    Wed, 19 May 2010

    The top kill procedure might be started on May 23-24 depending upon information still being collected from a failed blowout preventer . Meanwhile, two relief wells are being drilled. An Apr. 20 fire and explosion on Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater

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

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    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

  9. BP installs fully functioning BOP on Macondo

    Online Articles

    Sun, 5 Sep 2010

    Gulf of Mexico, moved significantly closer to finishing a relief well when it lifted the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer onto a vessel late Sept. 4 after having installed a different BOP on the well the previous day. An Apr. 20

  10. BP doing Macondo well diagnostics, more fishing

    Online Articles

    Wed, 8 Sep 2010

    this 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

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