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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
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
approval. The decision was made after BP executives examined "diagnostic" information about the condition of the failed blowout preventer (OGJ Online, May 25, 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
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the top of the well by pumping heavy drilling fluid and then cement into the well using the choke lines on the failed blowout preventer of Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible rig. An Apr. 20 blowout of the Macondo well caused an explosion
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
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” or “junk shot” of the
flowing through a second spill containment system attached to the Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon rig's failed blowout preventer (BOP). It's a direct connection with the Q4000 multiservice vessel. BP's second collection system supplements
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