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  1. BP retrieves Deepwater Horizon BOP from Macondo well in gulf

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 13 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 installing a different BOP on the well the previous day. On Sept. 8, federal

  2. BP starts removing Deepwater Horizon BOP

    Online Articles

    Fri, 3 Sep 2010

    BP PLC has started operations to replace the Transocean Ltd.’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible's failed blowout preventer with the Development Driller II’s BOP so that a relief well can be completed on the deepwater Macondo well

  3. BP tries new response to gulf spill

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 7 Jun 2010

    resolved, enabling a lower marine riser package (LMRP) containment cap to be put on the LMRP at the top of the failed blowout preventer (BOP) stack. "The cleaner the cut, the tighter the seal we can make," Allen said June 2. Crews tried

  4. 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

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

    Online Articles

    Fri, 4 Jun 2010

    BP 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 removal

  6. 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).

  7. BP reports progress with sealing cap installation

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  9. BP developing more options to halt gulf oil spill

    Online Articles

    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

  10. BP reports delays in cutting off Deepwater Horizon riser

    Online Articles

    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

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