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Lower Marine Riser Package (LMRP) Cap Photos
BP has managed to reduce to oil spill disaster with effectively collecting oil from the well by installing Lower Marine Riser Package Cap. Photos below.
For the first 12 hours on June 11, about 7,720 barrels of oil were collected and 15.5 million cubic feet of natural gas were flared. For the previos day day, a total of approximately 15,400 barrels of oil were collected and 30.8 million cubic feet of natural gas were flared.
Plus, they have completed the ligthering process of transferring oil from Discoverer Enterprise ship to the barge Massachussetts. Collected oil will be shipped to on an onshore terminal for discharge.