Oil spill command cannot confirm "top kill" success

MIAMI, May 27 (BestGrowthStock) – The unified command tackling the
oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico cannot confirm or deny a Los
Angeles Times report that BP (BP.L: )’s “top kill” operation to
plug its leaking well has succeeded, a spokeswoman said on
Thursday.

“At the moment, we can’t confirm or deny anything,” she
told Reuters, when asked about the Latimes.com report which
cited Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen. BP shares rose more than
five percent in London trading.

The spokeswoman said BP would issue its own progress report
in due course, but could not give a time.

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(Reporting by Pascal Fletcher)

Oil spill command cannot confirm “top kill” success