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BP begins 'static kill' of oil well
Oil giant begins pumping drilling mud into blown-out well in Gulf of Mexico.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2010 08:19 GMT
BP readies for 'static kill'
Company makes final checks ahead of operation to plug oil leak with mud and cement.
Last updated: 03 Aug 2010 07:06 GMT
BP vows to seal ruptured well
Engineers in final stages of sealing ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
Last updated: 01 Aug 2010 12:58 GMT
Storm threatens BP clean-up work
BP has yet to decide if it will un-cap the well and bring ships back to land.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2010 17:44 GMT
BP confident of oil cap success
Oil giant hopeful that leak has been stemmed, but tests being extended to allay concerns.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2010 03:33 GMT
Cautious optimism over BP oil cap
No sign of leaks but less than ideal pressure readings concern US government.
Last updated: 17 Jul 2010 03:17 GMT
BP 'encouraged' by testing results
Obama hails new procedure to halt Gulf of Mexico spill but says more work remains.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2010 20:46 GMT
BP begins testing new oil well cap
Government gives go ahead for tests amid hopes cap can seal gushing Gulf of Mexico well.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 03:12 GMT
BP delays tests on new well cap
Tests on Gulf of Mexico wellhead postponed to reduce risks of worsening spill.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 00:03 GMT
Partner accuses BP of 'misconduct'
BP seeks loans to pay for oil-spill damages amid criticism of its "actions" by Anadarko Petroleum.
Last updated: 19 Jun 2010 11:28 GMT
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