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BP: 48 hours before clear if mud stops oil leak

BP: 48 hours before clear if mud stops oil leak

The chief executive of BP PLC says it will be about 48 hours before they know if pumping heavy mud into a blown-out well is successful in stopping the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
CEO Tony Hayward said on CBS television's "Early Show" that his confidence level in the well-plugging bid remains at about 60 to 70 percent.


Updated : 2021-01-19 16:14 GMT+08:00