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BP: 48 hours before clear if mud stops oil leak

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Posted: May 28, 2010 6:13 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Updated: May 28, 2010 6:20 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: BP, oil, mud, leak, spill, Gulf of Mexico, Top Kill

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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