EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Simulation Of New Attempts By BP To Plug The Oil Leak

This video was provided by unnamed sources at British Petroleum to illustrate their latest attempt at plugging the oil leak:

BP's latest attempt to stop the oil rushing into the Gulf of Mexico is to place what amounts to a mile-long catheter into the gusher.

BP PLC technicians have been guiding deep-sea robots to thread the 6-inch tube with a rubber stopper into the 21-inch pipe spewing oil from the ocean floor.

As they tried to plug the leak, the company learned that federal regulators approved spraying chemical dispersants beneath the sea. This was a contentious development because it has never been done underwater.

Here's hoping it works!


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