BP has successfully stopped the oil flowing out of the ruptured well in the Gulf of Mexico by filling the well with a special kind of mud. It could be necessary to pump more mud into the well and workers may seal the top with concrete to assist in the proposed lasting solution of the two relief wells currently being drilled. From a BBC News report: The US government says the well leaked 4.9 million barrels of oil before being capped last month, with only 800,000 barrels being captured. The US government is expected to announce today that the remaining…
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