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Sunday, May 9, 2010

BP’s Oil-Spill ’Hive’ Buzzes With New Ideas to Stop Leaky Well | BusinessWeek

It’s been a lot of fun doing this work,” Michael Byrd, a manager at the Houston spill headquarters said in an interview yesterday. “I wish it was under different circumstances.

BP calls its blowout plan “top kill.” The idea would be to block the oil from rising and direct it back into the well by injecting golf balls and other debris into the blowout preventer to gum it up.

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