Late last evening, Tuesday August 3 2010, BP announced that the static kill procedure had tamed the blown-out MC-252 well at last. All that remains is a “permanent kill” to be performed by the 1st relief well in a few days.
|By: twolf1 Tuesday August 3, 2010 1:40 pm|
BP Begins Static Kill Attempt – Live Video
|By: Jim White Tuesday August 3, 2010 6:35 am|
Look for an additional delay in the “injectivity test” and static kill operations. A new leak on the well apparatus is shown in video captured August 3 at 9 am Eastern. In addition, oil appears to be leaking from the Gulf floor near the well.