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Leak Hampers BP Effort to Shut Off Well and Halt Spill (tags)
ABOARD THE RESOLUTE, 50 miles off Louisiana — BP stopped collecting oil from its runaway well on Wednesday afternoon, laying the groundwork for a critical test that could halt the rush of oil into the Gulf of Mexico for the first time since the disaster began three months ago. The test involves closing valves on a new tight-fitting cap to increase pressure in the well, so that BP can assess the rest of the well’s condition.
Attacks on Mexico pipelines show extensive knowledge of energy infrastructure (tags)
WASHINGTON | Saboteurs who blew up natural gas pipelines that shut down one of Mexico’s main industrial regions this month also crippled a crude oil pipeline, U.S. officials said Tuesday. The operation indicated extensive knowledge of Mexico’s energy infrastructure, the officials said.