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BP: 48 hours before clear if mud stops oil leak

5 years ago May 28, 2010 May 28, 2010 Friday, May 28 2010 Friday, May 28, 2010 5:13:59 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

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 says his confidence level in the well-plugging bid remains at about 60 to 70 percent.

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