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BP: 48 Hours Before Clear If Mud Stops Oil Leak

Friday, 28 May 2010 07:38 AM

 

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The chief executive of BP PLC says it will be about 48 hours before they know if pumping heavy mud into a blown-out well is successful in stopping the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

CEO Tony Hayward said on the CBS "Early Show" that his confidence level in the well-plugging bid remains at about 60 to 70 percent.

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