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A BP official praised the successful attachment Tuesday of a cap that could seal the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.
He cautioned, however, that the company still must conduct more tests to determine if the effort will stop oil from gushing into the Gulf. Those tests started Tuesday morning.
"I couldn't be prouder of the team that put on the sealing cap. That really went extremely well," BP Senior Vice President Kent Wells told reporters in a conference call Tuesday.
Filed under: Gulf Oil Spill
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