The oil spill: Latest developments
-- Relief-well work: The crew of Transocean's Development Driller II was on track to pour cement starting early Sunday to firm up a section of metal casing lining one of two relief wells.
-- Worst-case scenario: In an internal document, BP estimated that in a worst-case scenario, the Deepwater Horizon well would spill 100,000 barrels per day (4.2 million gallons), not 60,000 barrels (2.52 million gallons) as it said in a document submitted to Congress.
By the numbers
Paid by BP to Gulf Coast residents for claims filed as a result of the oil spill.
More than 31,000
The number of checks issued by BP in seven weeks in response to claims.
Team members working to process claims.