Relief in the gulf
BP is drilling two relief wells (the second is a backup) near the well that is spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico, hoping to stop the flow and seal it off.
SOURCES: BP; Alfred Eustes, professor of petroleum engineering, Colorado School of Mines | Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra/The Washington Post - June 28, 2010
BP oil spill cleanup and containment
BP, the government and an army of volunteers are fighting to contain and clean the millions of gallons of oil spewing from the site of the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
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