BP's Kent Wells offers the latest installment in a video series on BP's well-containment efforts. On Saturday, they successfully lifted off the cap of the well, allowing a staggering 150,000+ barrels per day to spew unabated. But the hope is the new well cap, if mounted properly, will allow the company to capture a far greater quantity of crude.
It's interesting to note that BP's animation does not indicate the severely tilting BOP (blowout preventer). Last measurements put it at around 13 degrees, causing some geologists to express concern about a destabilizing sea floor:
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