June 23, 2010

BP Removes Cap After ROV Bumps Into Vent

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BP has removed the Deepwater Horizon's containment cap in the Gulf after one of the robotic subs hit a vent. They hope to reinstall it later today after checking to see if ice crystals have formed on the cap. Apparently, when the ROV bumped into the vent, gas came up through the vent that is supposed to carry warm water down through it. Oops.

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Posted by Sheila Franklin at June 23, 2010 3:37 PM
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