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View Diary: Daily Kos Gulf Watchers ROV #166 - BP's Gulf Catastrophe (285 comments)

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  •  BP's latest numbers (7+ / 0-)

    Subsea operational update:

    • For the last 12 hours on July 1 (noon to midnight), approximately 9,515 barrels of oil were collected and approximately 4,150 barrels of oil and 28.6 million cubic feet of natural gas were flared.

    • On July 1, total oil recovered was approx. 25,150 barrels:

    • approx. 16,915 barrels of oil were collected,
    • approx. 8,235 barrels of oil were flared,
    • and approx. 57 million cubic feet of natural gas were flared.

    • Total oil recovered from both the LMRP Cap and Q4000 systems since they were implemented is approx. 534,900 barrels. An additional 22,000 barrels were collected from the RIT tool earlier in May bringing the total recovered to approx. 556,900 barrels.

    The next update will be provided at 6:00pm CDT on July 2, 2010.

    Updated July 2 at 9:00am CDT / 3:00pm BST

    13,665 is one of their best 12-hour periods ever and saves the day.

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