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BP makes headway in containing oil leak

Publié par Clifford Armion le 17/05/2010

Jim Tankersley, Raja Abdulrahim and Richard Fausset

"Engineers hoping to contain oil gushing from the mangled pipe beneath the Gulf of Mexico appeared to make important headway Sunday, as robot submarines jammed a suction tube into the pipe in an attempt to coax the oil to a ship on the surface.

"Officials for the oil company BP said they could not estimate how much oil and gas was flowing through the tube, nor what percentage of the leak was being contained, until Monday or Tuesday at earliest. They originally said the plan might suck up as much as 75% of the leaking oil."

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" BP makes headway in containing oil leak", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2010. Consulté le 24/09/2020. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/bp-makes-headway-in-containing-oil-leak