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  1. BP confirms completion of Macondo well kill operations

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    Mon, 20 Sep 2010

    reported $9.5 billion in spill response costs through Sept. 17, including the cost of containment efforts, relief well drilling , static kill and cementing, grants to the Gulf Coast states, claims paid, and federal costs. Tony Hayward, BP

  2. BP pledges certain gulf assets as spill collateral

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    Fri, 1 Oct 2010

    oil spill as of Sept. 29 amounted to $11.2 billion, including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , static kill and cementing, grants to the gulf states, claims paid, and federal costs. BP operated the Macondo

  3. 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

  4. BP pledges certain gulf assets as spill collateral

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    Mon, 11 Oct 2010

    oil spill as of Sept. 29 amounted to $11.2 billion, including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , static kill and cementing, grants to the gulf states, claims paid, and federal costs. BP operated the Macondo

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. BP starts well integrity test in gulf

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    Thu, 15 Jul 2010

    s a really good safe precaution to do that,” Wells said. “We’ll be in a position to commence [ relief well ] drilling and setting the casing as soon as the test is over.” Operations on the second relief well were suspended at

  8. Relief well intercepts Macondo well in gulf

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    Fri, 17 Sep 2010

    agencies and others. After replacing the Deepwater Horizon’s failed blowout preventer earlier this month, relief well drilling resumed at 7:15 a.m. CDT on Sept. 15, and crews completed drilling the final 45 ft of hole. Interception

  9. BP reports 'successful placement' of oil spill cap

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    Fri, 4 Jun 2010

    planned enhancements to the containment system as announced on June 1, BP said. Also, work continues on the first relief well , drilling of which began on May 2, and the second relief well, which started on May 16. These two wells are still expected

  10. BP removes Deepwater Horizon BOP from Macondo

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    Fri, 3 Sep 2010

    the well. The DDII will lower the replacement BOP onto the Macondo well, and then the BOP will be tested before relief well drilling resumes using the DDIII, Allen said. BP estimates the relief well will intercept the Macondo well in mid-September

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