Thursday, June 03, 2010
Admiral Says Oil Pipe Is Cut, a Key Step in Halting Leak - NYTimes.com
BP successfully sliced off the riser pipe, but the cut is irregular and placing a cap over the gushing oil well will be more challenging, said Coast Guard Adm. Thad W. Allen, the federal incident commander.
Admiral Allen said during a briefing in Metairie, La., that the cap was over the gusher and expected to be lowered in the next couple of hours. More...