BP Officials: “part of the subsea safety infrastructure may have ruptured” 1,000 feet beneath oil wellhead.


Excerpts from the Wall Street Journal:

The disk, part of the subsea safety infrastructure, may have ruptured during the surge of oil and gas up the well on April 20 that led to the explosion ...

The administration told BP on Saturday to halt the top-kill procedure, after becoming "very concerned" that the operation was putting too much pressure on the out-of-control well.

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