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Wind Threatens to Spread 52-Mile Oil Sheen From Leaking Well

The leak so far appears to be much smaller than BP Plc's 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The blowout and explosion off the coast of Louisiana killed 11 workers and sent millions of gallons and oil into the gulf and surrounding wetlands.Read more





Wind Threatens to Spread 52-Mile Oil Sheen From Leaking Well

Bloomberg — Wind is threatening to spread a growing 52-mile 84-kilometer oil sheen in Indonesia from an undersea well that began leaking about two weeks ago into the Java Sea State crude
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North Sea gas leak threatens repeat of Piper Alpha oil rig disaster off Aberdeen

Yesterday it was claimed a huge toxic gas leak spewiing from a North Sea oil well may lead to an explosion there was little wind to disperse the gas plume and poisonous gas condensate had spread across the sea surrounding the rig
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BP tries a new Gulf spill fix as slick spreads

BP now aims to deploy a small top hat dome over the leak well an operation Hayward said was showing some success The well is spewing an estimated 5000 barrels 210000 gallons795000 liters of oil a day into the Gulf It threatens tourist
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Oil Clean Up Efforts Hampered by High Tide Wind

They are also drilling a relief well oil company BP PLC to plug the underwater leak and protect the coast Coast Guard Rear Adm Sally Brice-OHara said the response led by her agency has been rapid sustained and has adapted as the threat grew The
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BP plan deemed major spill from Gulf well unlikely

VENICE Louisiana AP The worst US oil spill in decades spread into precious shoreline habitat along One expert said Friday that the volume of oil leaking from the well nearly 5000 feet below the surface could actually be even higher and
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Oil slick spreads as BP scrambles to stem flow

BP now aims to deploy a small top hat dome over the leak after at the ruptured well an operation he said was showing some success The well is spewing an estimated 900000 litres of oil a day into the Gulf It threatens tourist beaches wildlife
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