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BP hopeful cap will continue to work

BP says it is increasingly hopeful that the new cap on its stricken well in the Gulf of Mexico can continue to block the flow of oil until the leak is permanently sealed.

The news follows a successful weekend of testing the cap - all of which has started to give some confidence back to the coastal areas hit by the slick.

Laura Trevelyan reports.

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  • 18 Jul 2010
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