US oil spill explained

Al Jazeera looks at what engineers are facing in trying to stem the flow of oil.

    The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico could be three times larger than previously estimated, satellite images have showed.

    Images taken of the slick from a ruptured underwater well indicate that it has nearly tripled in size in just over a day.

    Al Jazeera looks at what engineers are facing in trying to stem the flow of oil.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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