Capture rate down to 2,200 barrels at oil leak-BP

HOUSTON, May 21 (BestGrowthStock) – BP Plc (BP.L: ) (BP.N: ) said the
amount of crude oil it siphoned from the U.S. Gulf of Mexico
leak fell to 2,200 barrels (92,400 gallons/350,000 litres) in
the 24-hour period ended at midnight on Thursday.

“The flow changes, it’s not constant,” BP spokesman John
Curry said on Friday.

The company had reported siphoning as much as 5,000
(210,000 gallons/795,000 liters) barrels per day from the
ruptured well.

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(Reporting by Anna Driver, Editing by Sandra Maler)

Capture rate down to 2,200 barrels at oil leak-BP