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  1. Relief well could penetrate Macondo in 7-10 days

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    Thu, 8 Jul 2010

    Paula Dittrick OGJ Senior Staff Writer HOUSTON, July 8 -- The relief well being drilled by BP PLC to stop the flow of oil and gas from the Macondo well could penetrate the runaway well in 7-10 days, although

  2. 'Static kill' on Macondo well likely delayed to Aug. 3

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    Fri, 30 Jul 2010

    By OGJ editors HOUSTON, July 30 -- BP PLC is cleaning some debris from the bottom of the first relief well being drilled to intercept the Macondo well, and the “static kill” probably will be delayed until Aug. 3, National Incident Commander

  1. BP says Macondo wellbore detected by first relief well

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    Fri, 25 Jun 2010

    Paula Dittrick OGJ Senior Staff Writer HOUSTON, June 25 -- BP PLC reported its first relief well being drilled to stop the Macondo well oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico reached 16,275 ft on June 23, and drillstring was removed for

  2. BP's first relief well 'perfectly positioned' from Macondo

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    Tue, 20 Jul 2010

    PLC reported a pressure reading of 6,811 psi inside the top of the Macondo well as of July 19, while the first relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller III, has reached a casing point at 17,862 ft total depth. “We’re 4 ft

  3. Relief well ahead of schedule; August completion expected

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    Fri, 18 Jun 2010

    of Mexico, a BP PLC spokesman said June 18. The relief well being drilled by the Development Driller III has reached ..... possible,” he said of the blowout well. A second relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller II, has reached

  4. BP's bill for oil spill response tops $3 billion

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    Mon, 12 Jul 2010

    still anticipated an August completion date. The relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller III, reached ..... relief well in relation to the blowout well. A second relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller II, had reached

  5. BP spill: Drilling ahead of schedule for first relief well

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    Mon, 28 Jun 2010

    Mexico, BP PLC reports. The relief well being drilled by the Development Driller ..... blowout well. On June 18, the relief well being drilled by the Development Driller ..... 936 ft, Wells said. A second relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller

  6. BP starts well integrity test in gulf

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    Thu, 15 Jul 2010

    During the well integrity test, operations on the first relief well were temporarily stopped as a precaution. The relief well being drilled by the Development Driller III was at 17,840 ft. Kent Wells, BP senior vice-president of exploration and

  7. BP to cut Macondo drill pipe; swap BOP

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 Sep 2010

    Horizon BOP is removed, the DDII will install a different BOP on the wellhead in preparation for completion of a relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller III, to kill the Macondo well using mud and cement at the bottom of the well

  8. Hydrates slow removal of pipe from Macondo well

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    Mon, 30 Aug 2010

    with a BOP from Transocean's Development Driller II, which started a second relief well as a backup to the first relief well being drilled by Transocean's Development Driller III. Allen said a stronger BOP needs to be put on Macondo before the

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