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THIS DIARY HAS EXPIRED! Number 64 is here.
You are in the current BP disaster ROV, number 63. Number 62 is here.

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.

PLEASE visit Crashing Vor's diary to find out how you can help the Gulf now and in the future. We don't have to be idle! And thanks to Crashing Vor for working on this!
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BP put up a video explaining the LMRP procedure and the future plans.

Breaking News:


This is what BP DOES NOT WANT YOU TO SEE.  The following images are guaranteed to make you SICK AT HEART.

These images are not for the faint of heart - DO NOT VIEW THEM LIGHTLY.

Really, I mean it. Hold somebody's hand. Grab a tissue.
Please DO NOT Rec this diary, Rec the Mothership here.
cosmic debris put together a comprehensive list of links on oil health and safety info:

Thanks to dov12348 for publishing a diary on Oil Terminology.
Here is a tutorial on the sources of pressure on the well

Thanks to Tomtech for attributing and h/t to Pluto for finding this: 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.

Images giving a rough idea of what's in place now and status of the kill wells

The video feeds we are watching:
== ROV Feeds ===
44287/44668 - OceanInterventionROV1
44838/45135 - OceanInterventionROV2
46566/54013 - Viking_Poseidon_ROV1
55030/56646 - Viking_Poseidon_ROV2
31499/31500 - Boa_Deep_C_ROV_1
22458/23729 - Boa_Deep_C_ROV_2
45685/49182 - Skandi_ROV1 (BP player shows wrong feed)
45683/45684 - Skandi_ROV2
47175/21144 - Enterprise_ROV_1
21145/21327 - Enterprise_ROV_2
37235/37270 - Q4000_ROV1
35523/35624 - Q4000_ROV2

Possibly outdated or redundant links (from The Oil Drum):
46245 - BP "Official" #1 (primary)
46260 - BP "Official" #2 (secondary)
46661 - BP mystery feed #1
46663 - BP mystery feed #2

Restricted to web browser based viewing:
CNN Video Streams Note: multi-view is sometimes unavailable.
PBS (fewer security issues than some others)
BP videos Links to all available live feeds from BP.
WKRG - Mobile/Pensacola (Contains link for an iPhone app at the bottom.)
ABC 7 Chicago Live Video Multiple ROV Camera Views (h/t to temptxan for the great find).

Multiple stream feeds (hard on browser/bandwidth):
The best multi-view feed Be patient as load time may take a bit.
Markey's multi-view page
Vote For America's awesome clickable multi-view Courtesy of one of our very own Kossacks.
A multi-view Contains feeds from BP, C-SPAN-2, WKRG, and PBS

See this thread for more info on using video feeds and on linking to video feeds.

Again, to keep bandwidth down please do not post images or videos.

Links, courtesy of several Kossacks

Previous liveblog ROV diaries:
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 62 - whitis
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 61 - Lusty
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 60 - Tomtech
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 59 - Pam LaPier
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 58 - RhymesWithUrple
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 57 - Detroit Mark
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 56 - Yasuragi
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 55 - Groucho Marxist
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 54 - khowell
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 53 - Yasuragi
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 52 - hester
BP Oilpocalypse Liveblog ROV 51 - Tomtech
...
For a more complete list of Liveblog diaries, see the current mothership.

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