Wednesday, August 4, 2010

BP Oil Spill Live Feed - Static Kill is Underway

Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon Webcam - BP Oil Spill Live Feed

Live underwater feed from the site of the BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico as attempts are in progress to kill the leak once and for all.

As what is hoped will be one of the final stages in stopping the leaking gulf oil well, the process of static kill is now underway as BP aim to permanently plug the well.

For the static kill process, mud is pumped into the top of the well, pushing the oil back down into the reservoir. After this procedure, which could last several days - the top of the well could be filled with cement.

This live feed will capture all of the action as the attempt continues: