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  1. 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

  2. BP to install different cap along with floating risers in gulf

    Online Articles

    Thu, 17 Jun 2010

    Allen said. According to a June 16 news release from the Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center, the relief well being drilled by Development Driller III is beginning to angle at 23º. Meanwhile, the Development Driller II has drilled

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

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 26 Jul 2010

    BP PLC and federal officials evaluated whether pressure readings might indicate reservoir depletion. The first relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller III, reached a casing point at 17,862 ft total depth. "We're 4 ft horizontally

  4. Scientists, BP delay well integrity test for 24 hr

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 19 Jul 2010

    said. Relief wells on hold Wells said the first relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller III, was at 17 ..... horizontally from the Macondo well. Operations on a relief well being drilled by the Development Driller II were suspended

  5. 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

  6. BP's bill for oil spill response in gulf tops $3 billion

    Online Articles

    Tue, 6 Jul 2010

    run in a series of ranging runs to precisely position the relief well in relation to the blowout well. A second relief well , being drilled by the Development Driller II, has reached a measured depth of 13,871 ft. Some 44,500 people, more

  7. Thailand's PTTEP to acquire OMV Timor Sea unit

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Sep 2009

    permits in the Carnarvon basin off the west coast of Western Australia. PTTEP is still 2 weeks away from completing a relief well being drilled to stem the oil leak from a Montara field development well in the Timor Sea to the east of the Jabiru-Challis

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Specialists prepare to cap gas blowout in Gulf of Mexico

    Online Articles

    Thu, 19 Jul 2001

    assist in efforts to cap the blowout from the surface. Meanwhile, workers ran the first string of casing in the relief well being drilled close by as a backup method for killing the blowout. It will take about 3 weeks to drill the relief well

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