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  1. Four years after Macondo , offshore Arctic beckons, speakers warn

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    Mon, 21 Apr 2014

  2. BP planning for relief well to kill Macondo blowout starting early August

    BP PLC crews drilling the first relief well to the Macondo well tentatively planned to start trying to kill the flow of oil and gas inside Macondo around Aug. 7-9 regardless of the success of a static kill operation, expected around Aug. 2.

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    Mon, 2 Aug 2010

  3. Tests suggest Macondo cement was unstable, spill commission told

    Laboratory tests of cement and additives closely resembling what BP PLC used in its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico strongly suggest that the mixture was unstable, the chief counsel for US President Barack Obama’s independent commission investigating the Apr. 20 accident and subsequent crude oil ...

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    Fri, 29 Oct 2010

  4. Tests suggest Macondo cement was unstable, commission told

    Laboratory tests of cement and additives closely resembling what BP PLC used in its Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico strongly suggest that the mixture was unstable, the chief counsel for US President Barack Obama's independent commission investigating the Apr. 20 accident and subsequent crude oil ...

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    Mon, 8 Nov 2010

  5. Well design for Macondo laid foundation for problems, panel told

    Decisions made during the design phase of the deepwater Macondo well led to conditions in the hours before the well's blowout on Apr. 20 that left the crew with inadequate and incorrect information and not enough time to respond, experts told US President Barack Obama's independent commission ...

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    Mon, 15 Nov 2010

  6. Federal judge finds BP E&P negligent in Macondo crude oil spill

    A nearly 5 million bbl crude oil spill following the 2010 Macondo deepwater well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico was the result of operator BP Exploration & Production Inc.'s gross negligence and willful misconduct, a federal district court judge ruled in New Orleans.

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    Fri, 12 Sep 2014

  7. Three Macondo legacies

    Less important than 11 families changed forever yet fateful all the same are two other legacies of last year's Macondo tragedy with which the offshore oil and gas industry will contend for many years.

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    Mon, 2 May 2011

  8. BP: Macondo sheen likely coming from oil droplets on cofferdam

    BP PLC on Oct. 18 confirmed the integrity of the sealed deepwater Macondo well and its associated relief wells following an extensive subsea survey using a remotely operated vehicle to identify potential sources of a surface sheen near Mississippi Canyon Block 252 off Louisiana.

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    Mon, 29 Oct 2012

  9. BP: Macondo sheen likely coming from oil droplets on cofferdam

    BP PLC on Oct. 18 confirmed the integrity of the sealed deepwater Macondo well and its associated relief wells following an extensive subsea survey using a remotely operated vehicle to identify potential sources of a surface sheen near Mississippi Canyon Block 252 off Louisiana.

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    Thu, 18 Oct 2012

  10. Rage over Macondo greater than past disasters

    Any disaster with loss of life and grave environmental damage is upsetting, but the Macondo blowout in the Gulf of Mexico has generated unprecedented rage and vindictiveness among both the public and elected officials toward not only the involved companies but the deepwater oil and gas industry as ...

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    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

  11. BP reports static kill working on Macondo well in Gulf of Mexico

    The Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico on Aug. 4 was in a static condition, meaning the hydrostatic pressure of the drilling mud offset the reservoir pressure—the desired outcome of the static kill procedure that started Aug. 3.

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    Mon, 9 Aug 2010

  12. Hydrates slow removal of pipe from Macondo well

    BP PLC flushed hydrates from inside Transocean Ltd.'s Deepwater Horizon semisubmersible blowout preventer and a capping stack on the blown-out Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico.

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    Mon, 30 Aug 2010

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