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Capped well not leaking, BP says

BP says its new cap appears to be holding and there are no signs of any leaks from the ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

The assessment comes a day after the company managed to stop the flow for the first time in nearly three months. President Obama has cautioned against over-optimism.

Helen Fawkes reports.

  • 17 Jul 2010
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