Oil spews again in Gulf after robot bumps cap

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  1. Mitchell_A

    Mitchell_A Excellent Member

    Feb 7, 2009
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    It somehow doesn't surprise me.

    NEW ORLEANS — Oil spewed uncontrolled into the Gulf of Mexico again Wednesday after an undersea robot bumped the cap being used to contain it, forcing BP engineers to remove the device and then scramble to reattach it.
    The latest setback left nothing to stem the flow of oil at its source. A camera recording the well showed huge clouds of black fluid coming out of the seafloor. BP hoped to quickly replace the cap, which since June 4 had been carrying some of the oil gushing from the blown-out well to a surface ship. Read more...

    Source: The Associated Press.

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