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You are in the current BP disaster ROV, number 39. Number 38 is here.

* For an excellent summary of where we are at so far today (12:20 Pacific TIme), see willisnewton's excellent summary. *

Please DO NOT Rec this diary, rather REC THE MOTHERSHIP instead. She needs your love to stay afloat.

Please be kind to kossacks with bandwidth issues. Please do not post images or videos. Again, many thanks for this.

For a description of the mothership/ROV liveblogging process, check out this thread.


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BP put up a video explaining the LMRP procedure and the future plans.

BP has a good diagram of the cutting process.

Breaking News:

Please DO NOT Rec this diary, Rec the Mothership here.

Here is a tutorial on the sources of pressure on the well

Here is an excellent image of what is supposed to exist under the wellhead. Take the comments from Halliburton with a grain of salt since this is part of their "blame those two" PR campaign.

The video feeds we are watching:

BP Video Feed
CNN Video Streams - Note: multi-view is sometimes unavailable.
BP videos - This link takes you to BP's home page, which contains a section called "Latest Video Updates from BP".
WKRG - Mobile/Pensacola - Appears WKRG only has a still shot right now.
ABC 7 Chicago Live Video - Multiple ROV Camera Views (h/t to temptxan for the great find)
Courtesy of whitis here are two additional video links:
Primary feed.
Secondary feed.
Again, to keep bandwidth down please do not post images or videos.

Links, courtesy of several Kossacks

Previous liveblog ROV diaries:
BP Liveblog ROV 38 -Tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV 37 -khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 36 -splashy
BP Liveblog ROV 35 -conchita
BP Liveblog ROV 34- OpMama
BP Liveblog ROV 33 -yawnimawke
BP Liveblog ROV 32 -Pam LaPier
BP Liveblog ROV 31 -splashy
BP Liveblog ROV 30 -nika7k
BP Liveblog ROV 29 -khowell
BP Liveblog ROV 28 - tomtech
BP Liveblog ROV - Diary 27 - Yasuragi
BP Liveblog ROV - Diary 26 - Alkalinesky
BP Liveblog ROV - Diary 25 - Tomtech
Daily Kos POST-Top Kill, Junk Shot, LMRP Diary #24- hester
Daily Kos POST-Top Kill, Junk Shot, LMRP Diary #23- nika7k
Top Kill Liveblog ROV 22- papicek
Top Kill Liveblog ROV 21 - weatherdude
Top Kill Liveblog ROV 20 - joanneleon
Top Kill Liveblog ROV 19 - nika7k
BP TKJSLMRP LiveBlog - Diary 18 - yawnimawke
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 17 - weatherdude
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 16 - politik
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 15 - RhymesWithUrple
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 14 - johnsonwax
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 13 - Middleagedhousewife
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 12 - nika7k
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 11 - Overseas
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 10 - conchita
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 9 - khowell
BP TKJS LiveBlog - Diary 8 - Garrett
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 7 - miep
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 6 - Alkalinesky
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 5 - Liveblog
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 4 - Garrett
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 3 - sc kitty
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 2 - conchita
Top Kill LiveBlog - Diary 1 - khowell
Top Kill has begun! - Tomtech

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Originally posted to OpMama on Wed Jun 02, 2010 at 12:11 PM PDT.

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