Photo Gallery: The Oil Keeps Flowing
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Photo Gallery: The Oil Keeps Flowing

BP's Oil Disaster The Dangers and Difficulties of 'Bottom Kill'

BP has only one arrow left in its quiver, a method known as 'bottom kill.' The idea is for relief wells to stop the gushing oil from below, but the technical challenges are formidable. Past experiences show that the oil may continue flowing into late autumn.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan