Thursday, May 20, 2010

Size of BP Leak Larger Than BP Earlier Estimated

BP had been saying 5,000 barrels a day had been leaking into the Gulf, but the clean-up siphon is itself now pulling up 5,000 barrels a day and the siphon is only reaching a portion of the escaping oil.  For more, see the CNN story, BP: Oil gusher bigger than we estimated.

And here's some recently released video of the BP rig on fire after the initial explosion.


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