BP set to install bigger cap on leaking Gulf well

Reuters: BP was set on Friday to install a bigger cap that could contain almost all the oil leaking from its blownout Gulf of Mexico well, a top U.S. official said. The Obama administration has been pressing the British energy giant to install the new cap, which could capture up to 80,000 barrels (3,360,000 gallons/12,700,00 liters) of oil a day, versus the 25,000 barrels currently being contained. The government has estimated the well is leaking a maximum of 60,000 barrels a day, ......

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