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Bonnie storm increased prices for oil

2010-07-23 16:35

Recovery works near the notorious oil well in the Gulf of Mexico were suspended for two weeks because of the approaching Bonnie storm - RBC.


The cyclone appeared in the Atlantic Ocean near the Bahamas, and now moving fast in direction of the Gulf of Mexico.   

Previously British Petroleum stated the spill at the Deepwater Horizon was fully stopped owing to a cap. The new one was installed on July 13th and was equipped with special pipes, delivering oil to tankers.

But Barack Obama, the U.S. President, said disregard all the success the problem hadn't been solved to the end, and the new cap was a temporary solution till the moment a new well would be drilled to increase effectiveness of pumpdown.

Mass media report that with news on the storm, coming to the accident place, world prices for oil increased by more than 3 per cent.  

Deepwater Horizon sunk near Louisiana coast on April 22nd, after an explosion of the well which killed 11. In result of the catastrophe from 354 mln to 698 mln liters of oil were spilt in the ocean. The U.S. authorities call the accident the biggest ecologic catastrophe.

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