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BP begins ‘top kill’ method to try to plug gusher

BP on Wednesday launched its latest bid to plug the gushing well in the Gulf of Mexico by force-feeding it heavy drilling mud, a maneuver known as a “top kill” that has never before been tried 5,000 feet underwater. The oil giant’s chief executive earlier gave the procedure a 60…

BP still deciding whether to pump mud to stop oil

Powered by Mochila BP still deciding whether to pump mud to stop oil BP CEO expects to decide soon whether to start ‘top kill’ bid to plug Gulf oil leak with mud GREG BLUESTEIN and MIKE BAKER AP News May 26, 2010 07:51 EDT BP was still running tests and…

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