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No Stranger To BP

Posted on · The head of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board says his agency's familiarity with BP shouldn't affect its investigation into the cause of the Gulf well explosion that killed 11 workers and started what has been an unprecedented oil spill. Pat Hernandez reports.

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Examining The Corporate Image Of BP

Posted on · As BP continues to try different ways to stop the persistent oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, experts on corporate image say the company may have dodged a bullet when it comes to how the public and marketplace will react to the disaster in the long run. Jack Williams explains.

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Analyst Puts BP Gulf Oil Spill Into Perspective

Posted on · The debate continues over exactly how much oil is spewing from a ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico. Some scientists who have reviewed video of the busted pipe say it could be somewhere around 50 to 70-thousand barrels a day, while BP has held fast to its official figure of 5-thousand barrels day. Either way, it's a lot of oil. And one researcher has come up with a 'different' way to quantify it. David Pitman reports.

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BP Tries New Tactic to Plug Oil Well

Posted on · BP officials plan to try a new method to stop the flow of oil from a leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico. The plan — known as top kill — could go into effect by the end of the week. Laurie Johnson has more.

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How the Oil Spill Clean-up Works

Posted on · While engineers try to come up with ways to cap the leaking oil well in the Gulf of Mexico — thousands of people are working on cleaning up the giant oil slick. Laurie Johnson explains the different attack methods used against the thick globs of crude oil.

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Top U.S. Officials Visit BP Houston Office

Posted on · The U.S. Secretaries of the Interior and Energy were in Houston visiting BP's local offices. The officials say all parties are doing what they can to solve the problem in the Gulf. Bill Stamps reports.

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BP President Calls Clean-Up Unprecedented

Posted on · BP continues to scramble to clean up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The head of BP says they're doing everything they can to stop the oil spill and repair the damage. Laurie Johnson reports.