BP gears up for static kill

Vessels returning to Macondo spill site: BP recommenced preparations to kill leaking well

BP will begin pumping heavy drilling mud into the blowout Macondo well in the first week of August once it reconnects the Transocean semi-submersible rig Development Driller 3.

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