|Published:||Jun 16, 2010 12:31 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 15, 2010 4:45 PM EDT|
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP says a fire believed caused by lightning shut down a system capturing oil from a gushing well in the
Gulf of Mexico for about 5 hours.
BP PLC said the fire was spotted around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday on a drill ship called the Discoverer Enterprise. The fire was quickly
BP says were no injuries, and all procedures were followed and, as a precaution, a system siphoning oil from a containment cap
above the well was shut-down.