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  1. TS Alex unlikely to slow relief well drilling in gulf

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    Mon, 28 Jun 2010

    Tropical Storm Alex was not expected to disrupt the relief well drilling or the ongoing efforts to collect oil and gas ..... week, BP and federal response officials said. In relief well drilling using the Development Driller III rig, the relief

  2. BP's relief well drilling remains ahead of schedule

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    Wed, 7 Jul 2010

    The first of two relief wells being drilled by BP PLC to kill its runaway Macondo well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico is running days ahead of schedule, although spill response officials still anticipate an August completion date.

  1. Macondo pressure test due before relief well resumes

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    Wed, 11 Aug 2010

    well in the Gulf of Mexico to gain more information about the condition of the annulus before penetration by a relief well . Drilling of the relief well is on hold pending the passage of a storm. The test is intended to help BP determine whether

  2. Crews drilling relief well in Gulf of Mexico

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    Mon, 5 Aug 2013

    BSEE noted Aug. 5 that many factors can affect the relief well drilling schedule, including weather and the process of locating the target wellbore at the end of the relief well drilling . Once Well A23-A is intercepted, crews will

  3. OGJ Newsletter

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    Mon, 12 Aug 2013

    BSEE noted Aug. 5 that many factors can affect the relief well drilling schedule, including weather and the process of locating the target wellbore at the end of the relief well drilling . Once Well A23-A is intercepted, crews will

  4. Workers prepare to drill relief well in Gulf of Mexico

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    Mon, 29 Jul 2013

    Consequently, the fire diminished on the rig. The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) issued a relief well drilling permit to Walter on July 27. Walter Oil & Gas hired the Rowan EXL-3 jack up rig, which has set anchor at South

  5. Offshore ministerial forum stresses prompt spill response

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    Mon, 25 Apr 2011

    Montara offshore well blew out there in 2009. "About half the time the well was out of control was taken up before relief well drilling operations started working," he said. "This was a remote area where rigs were very far away and did not have

  6. Offshore ministerial forum emphasizes prompt response to spills

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    Thu, 14 Apr 2011

    Montara offshore well blew out there in 2009. “About half the time the well was out of control was taken up before relief well drilling operations started working,” he said. “This was a remote area where rigs were very far away and did not have

  7. BP says Macondo wellbore detected by first relief well

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    Fri, 25 Jun 2010

    the next phase will be slower paced than earlier relief well drilling efforts while the Development Driller III rig nears ..... including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , grants to the gulf states, claims paid, and federal

  8. BP spill: First relief well detects runaway Macondo well

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    Mon, 5 Jul 2010

    Apr. 22, the semi sank. Relief well drilling The Development Driller III ..... will be slower than earlier relief well drilling efforts. Crews worked cautiously ..... spill response, containment, relief well drilling , grants to the coastal states

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