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  1. BP installs fully functioning BOP on Macondo

    Online Articles

    Sun, 5 Sep 2010

    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

  2. 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

  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. 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).

  5. 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

  6. 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 .

  7. Macondo relief well near target; static kill called effective

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Aug 2010

    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

  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” or “junk shot” of the

  10. BP sees 60,000-80,000 b/d of oil recovery capacity

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 21 Jun 2010

    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

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