Sunday, June 20, 2010
BBC News - BP 'estimated higher oil amount' from Gulf well leak
A BP document has revealed the company estimated that 100,000 barrels of oil a day could, in theory, flow from the ruptured Gulf of Mexico well.
That amount, included in an undated internal document released by US Congressman Ed Markey, is nearly twice the current US estimate of the leak.
BP says the 100,000 figure is not relevant as it is not based on reality. More...