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LIVE BP Feed of Oil Leak in Gulf of Mexico

Multiple BP LIVE Video Feeds Below...
Live in the Gulf of Mexico at 5,000 feet below on the sea floor at the BP Deepwater Horizon oil leak on the Macondo well. Live video feed of crude oil gushing into the sea (Top Kill failed, they capped, well sort of the wellhead with the upside down funnel or "lower marine package cap" [LMRP] to siphon the hydrocarbons from the leak to tankers above...) --

August 4, 2010 -- GOOD NEWS! BP almost has plugged the oil leak. Now for the massive clean-up...
"BP says it has achieved 'static kill' on Gulf of Mexico well" See MarketWatch article - BP says MC252 well has reached static condition

BREAKING -- Testing of BP well integrity "detected seep a distance from the well" in the Gulf of Mexico, Ret. Adm. Thad Allen says. CNN

Day 90 BP Gulf Oil Leak -
July 18, 2010
BP's new containment cap "appears" to be working, which is great. But it is still too early to 100% say with details like this from the Coast Guard and the oil giant on the process; "that would mean oil would have to be released back into the Gulf for three days to release pressure from the well, Suttles said. The oil giant hopes to instead keep the oil shut in until its permanent measure is completed, although Suttles said BP was taking it day by day."
See: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/07/17/gulf-waits-oil-plugged-long/

July 10, 2010 -Now here is finally some good news from the Deepwater BP oil leak: "BP oil leak could be completely contained as early as Monday if a new, tighter cap can be fitted over the blown-out well, feds say..." Let's hope so.

June 20- wonder how the BP oil leak is looking on the surface by where the Deepwater Horizon rig was? Terrible. See - Aerial photos of the oil slick

June 16 Leak and Spill Update - BP agrees to $20 billion dollar fund for Gulf aid with president Obama -details still sketchy, as oil plumes away from the leaking BOP still...

June 13 Update. Damage below seabed in the well bore? And - Focus on damage control from BP and Whithouse.

June 11 oil spill update-
New estimate: Up to 40,000 barrels a day was coming from BP well (CNN) So, I guess the 120,000 barrel a day estimate mentioned below is more correct than not, the way it is moving...

BP to Burn Oil on Gulf Surface! In part it reads, "Once on board, the oil and gas collected from the well would be sent down a boom and burned at sea." They claim to hope to ignite and bake some 420,000 of crude oil on a daily basis! Hmmm. Well, I guess better than letting it float in the water and wash up on shore, but still sounds strange to dangerous to me.

The current, although leaking badly, funnel cap, is trapping about 462,000 gallons of leaking crude oil, which is getting better, it would appear, at least on paper. Now, just click on the image below to see what it looks like down by the leaking oil well... If that is 50% of what is leaking then we have still 100% a major problem (Video of Leaking oil around Containment cap). They are now also reporting that BP will replace the current cap, with a new, tighter fitting containment cap in a month. (Yet again another risky attempt with ROV's thousands of feet below on the ocean floor. Nothing more on the scientists report that the wellhead itself, at the seabed was leaking from BP...

BP Containment Cap Making a Difference? (image of leaking BP cap) - You decide.

Coast Guard said today that by July, BP will have this leak to a trickle. Let us hope so. The market makers, on the other hand do not seem to buy it...BP share price on NYSE (New York Stock Exchange) down 50% since oil rig sinking and oil slicks. BP per share price down 14% today, June 9. 2010 at one point alone...

+ Live Ships Map of clean-up efforts-

Almost a week ago now we saw the containment cap lowered onto the cut portion of the riser on the BOP on-top of the BP Deepwater oil well. (Caught use of dispersant chemicals in oil plume on this video.) Yet we can see on the video feeds below that oil is still pouring or billowing out... BOP cutting started almost a week ago now, see archived video of sawing the oil pluming BOP here. Here's he video footage of a few days ago: "Cutting Riser from BOP June 1, 2010 - BP Oil leak containment attempts". This LMRP (picture 1) or better know as the "Lower Marine Package Cap" (picture 2 lowered in Gulf) looks different than the finned top-hat cap they used.

Here is live video feed right from
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Be patient, this one runs or displays intermittently.
BP Publishes All Live Feeds - see below (source - GLP):

Live feeds from Ocean Intervention III – ROV 1

Live feeds from Ocean Intervention III - ROV2

Live feeds from Viking Poseidon – ROV 1

Live feeds from Viking Poseidon – ROV 2

Live feeds from Boa Deep C – ROV 1

Live feeds from Boa Deep C – ROV 2

Live feeds from Skandi ROV1

Live feeds from Skandi ROV2

Live feeds from Enterprise – ROV 1

Live feeds from Enterprise – ROV 2

Live feeds from Q4000 – ROV 1

Live feeds from Q4000 – ROV 2

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First Source:
Bill Nelson, U.S. Senator from Florida

More details on this video feed can be read here, on Godlike Productions

Picture of BP Containment Cap and gushing wellhead

Live BP Feed of oil leak in Gulf of Mexico #ends

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Comments on this item:

George Philip
17-06-2010 08:25:30
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20-06-2010 21:44:15
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Cap Gone
24-06-2010 12:41:03
BP Cap Needs Time to 'Ramp Up'

Engineers reattach containment cap after robot bumped equipment working to stop the gusher -


ROV's have an accident 5,000 down in the Gulf; collide, ram into BOP!
25-06-2010 12:20:16
Methane in Gulf "astonishingly high": U.S. scientist

(Reuters) - As much as 1 million times the normal level of methane gas has been found in some regions near the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, enough to potentially deplete oxygen and create a dead zone, U.S. scientists said on Tuesday.<br><br>http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE65L6IA20100622
BP Methane
27-06-2010 11:28:52
Interesting article. BP knew they a tiger by the tail as this well was producing massive amounts of Methane along with the crude oil. All oil wells produce a large amount of methane with the crude oil. At the well head the methane is captured for other uses (was flared off in the old days) and they end up with the crude oil with the well head gas (methane) separated out. However, the deep Gulf of Mexico oil wells are producing much more methane and under huge pressures (I heard up to 40,000 PSI). A surge of methane gas is what fueled the oil rig explosion. Exactly what sparked the explosion seems to remain a secret (a this time) or is unknown.

There is methane naturally leaking into the oceans from under sea volcanoes and vent pipes. But not this concentration. I am not sure how an under sea explosion could occur. It would require a large concentration of methane with a large amount of oxygen along with a spark or high temperatures for an explosion to occur.

I can see how the existing blown out oil well might explode from the huge underground oil/gas pressures. The oil well and casing has collapsed deep inside of the well. This is what caused the well drill to stick and they were trying to cement the well when the explosion occurred. Might be a lot of high pressure oil and methane leaking into the well at this rupture.

And now there might be a hurricane. This hurricane might not arrive; but, eventually there will be a hurricane in the area.

I guess, stay tuned. A lot more will come out.

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