BP permanently “killed” Gulf Macondo well: U.S. officials

Reuters: With a final shot of cement, BP Plc permanently "killed" the runaway Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico that had unleashed the worst oil spill in U.S. history, the top U.S. spill official said on Sunday. The well flowed unchecked for 87 days after an April 20 explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon rig killed 11 workers and unleashed a torrent of oil that marred the coasts of four Gulf Coast states and spurred a moratorium on all new U.S. offshore drilling. BP engineers sealed ......

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