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  1. 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

  2. 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

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

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    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

  4. BP starts removing Deepwater Horizon BOP

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    Fri, 3 Sep 2010

    response effort. BP estimates it has spent $8 billion, including the cost of the spill response, containment, relief well drilling , static kill and cementing, grants to the Gulf Coast states, claims paid, and federal costs. Contact Paula

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Offshore ministerial forum stresses prompt spill response

    Magazine Articles

    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

  8. BP pledges certain gulf assets as spill collateral

    Magazine Articles

    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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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