Bottom Kill of Macondo Well Completed

Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Roughnecks maneuver a section of drill collar into position on the drilling floor of Development Driller III, which drilled the relief well and pumped the cement to seal the Macondo well off the southern coast of Louisiana on Saturday, September 18, 2010. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Thomas McKenzie

The National Incident Command (NIC) stated that the cementing of the Macondo 252 well from the bottom, through the recently completed relief well, has been successful. The so-called “bottom kill” was declared final after completion of pressure tests. The NIC remains committed to continue aggressive efforts to clean up the oil that was discharged from the well and has not yet dissipated or been recovered.

(Source: Bryant’s Maritime News)

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