Monday, July 19, 2010


Diagram of a car making a tight, 90-degree turnIt's an encouraging sign. In a couple more days it may be even more encouraging. But no celebrations. I mean, you know, if you go talk to these people that live here, that "celebration" is a wrong word. But it could be -- we could be very close, whether it's through this activity or through the relief wells, to the point where we feel like -- I think everyone feels like we've begun to turn a corner, and an important corner. But no, it's not the time to celebrate, I don't think.

-- BP chief operating officer Doug Suttles, on the news that a containment cap had cut off the flow of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, 16 July 2010

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