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  1. Macondo pressure test due before relief well resumes

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 16 Aug 2010

    condition of the annulus before penetration by a relief well . Drilling of the relief well was put on hold last week pending ..... including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , static kill and cementing, grants to the gulf

  2. BP starts well integrity test in gulf

    Online Articles

    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

  3. Relief well intercepts Macondo well in gulf

    Online Articles

    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

  4. BP pledges certain gulf assets as spill collateral

    Online Articles

    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

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

    Online Articles

    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

  6. BP removes Deepwater Horizon BOP from Macondo

    Online Articles

    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

  7. BP starts collecting oil, gas from blowout well in gulf

    Online Articles

    Mon, 7 Jun 2010

    cost of the response to date amounts to $1.25 billion, including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , grants to the gulf states, claims paid, and federal costs. This excludes the $360 million in funds for the

  8. BP starts collecting oil and gas from blowout well

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 14 Jun 2010

    response to date last week amounted to $1.43 billion, including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , grants to the gulf states, claims paid, and federal costs. This excludes the first $60 million in funds for

  9. BP to use containment system, top kill on gulf oil spill

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 May 2010

    the response of as May 10 amounted to about $350 million, including the cost of spill response, containment, relief well drilling , commitments to the Gulf Coast states, settlements, and federal costs, BP PLC said. An estimated 5,000 b

  10. BP working on multiple options to stop gulf oil spill

    Online Articles

    Mon, 10 May 2010

    announced it has spent $350 million on spill response efforts at the ocean’s surface, subsea containment efforts, relief well drilling , and payments to Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. BP and partners hired Transocean Ltd.’s

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