BP/Gulf Oil Gusher

Government Issues Directive to BP Providing Authorization and Conditions for BOP Replacement Prior to Completion of the Relief Well

WASHINGTON—(ENEWSPF)—August 19, 2010.  Today, National Incident Commander Admiral Thad Allen issued a directive to BP providing authorization to replace the BOP on the Deepwater Horizon/Macondo 252 well, including the specific conditions required for the replacement to take place. If conditions are satisfied, this action will occur before Admiral Allen provides final authorization to complete the relief well and bottom kill. The directive can be viewed here.


Source: deepwaterhorizonresponse.com