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

    Online Articles

    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

    Online Articles

    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. 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

  4. Hydrates slow removal of pipe from Macondo well

    Magazine Articles

    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

  5. BP hopes to remove capping stack on Sept. 2

    Online Articles

    Wed, 1 Sep 2010

    is removed, Transocean’s Development Driller II semi will install another BOP on the Macondo well so that a relief well being drilled by the Development Driller III can be completed to intercept the Macondo well and kill it from the bottom

  6. BP to cut Macondo drill pipe; swap BOP

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Aug 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

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

    Online Articles

    Mon, 9 Aug 2010

    to kill the well from the bottom, said Kent Wells, BP vice-president of exploration and production. A second relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller II, was suspended at 15,874 ft MD so as not to interfere with completion of

  8. Macondo pressure test due before relief well resumes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Aug 2010

    for stability during the storm. The DDIII was expected to remain attached to the riser during the storm. A second relief well being drilled as a backup to the first relief well is on hold. Flow rate estimated In other developments, the Flow Rate

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