BP: The Tube Is In

Oil giant hopes to siphon large part of gushing oil
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted May 16, 2010 11:19 AM CDT
BP: The Tube Is In
BP chief operating officer for exploration and production Doug Suttles speaks in Venice, La., Sunday, May 9, 2010.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BP has successfully inserted a pipe into the blown-out Deepwater Horizon well, a source confirmed to the Wall Street Journal, raising hopes that a majority of the leak could be siphoned up to a ship on the surface. A BP spokesman declined comment.
(More British Petroleum stories.)

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