Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the latest information related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In his comments… read more

Thad Allen briefed reporters and answered questions on the latest information related to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. In his comments he said a leak discovered in the well the previous day was fixed. He also said that testing is under way to make sure the well will hold up as engineers inject mud and cement through the top. The next step would be to inject cement into the pipe underneath the blowout preventer, which would permanently seal the well.  close

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Update on Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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News Conference
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Houston, Texas, United States
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Aug 3, 2010

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  • Aug 03, 2010 | 11:48am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2010 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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