It's a small victory, but BP is reporting that it successfully sawed through the ruptured oil pipe in the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico today, the first critical step to their new containment dome strategy. Initial attempts to cut the pipe with a diamond-tipped blade failed, and the company had to settle for severing the pipe with shears, resulting in a rougher cut (which in turn will mean a less secure fit for the containment dome).
BP Successful In Cutting Oil Pipe; Containment Dome Redux Comes Next
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