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Extensive oil plumes found deep in Gulf

Scientists with the University of South Florida say laboratory tests have confirmed that oil from a spewing Gulf of Mexico well has accumulated in at least two extensive plumes deep underwater. The researchers said in Baton Rouge on Friday that tests confirmed their initial findings that were based on...

4 years 8 months ago

BP tries risky 'cut and cap' move

Submersible robots are making another risky attempt to control the Gulf oil gusher, while the crude on the surface is spreading. BP's latest effort involves a set of tools akin to an oversized deli slicer and garden shears to break away the broken riser pipe. Engineers will then try...

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