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26 April 2017 21:46 (South Africa)

BP: the leaking cap (put in place to fix the leaking oil well) is fixed

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The leaking valve on the cap that is supposed to be an interim solution to stopping the oil gushing out of BP's well in the Gulf of Mexico has been fixed, the oil company said on Thursday. BP is now preparing to conduct tests on the efficacy of the cap to see if it will be safe for the company to shut off the well. Read more: New York Times

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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