It’s a Start (Oil Spill Update)
Via the BBC: BP cap captures ‘10,000 barrels’ a day in US Gulf
A containment cap on a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico is now funnelling off 10,000 barrels of oil a day, BP’s chief executive Tony Hayward says.
The amount has risen since Saturday, and implies more than half the estimated 12,000 to 19,000 barrels leaking each day is now being captured.
Of course, that’s still a lot of oil that they aren’t containing—not to mention that which has already spilled out…