BP to pump cement into blown-out Gulf oil well

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco briefs reporters at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010, regarding the BP oil spill. (APN Photo/Charles Dharapak)

August 5, 2010 5:42:04 AM PDT
BP planned to start pumping cement into its blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, following up on a key development in the effort to kill the well when mud that was shoved in successfully held back the flow of crude.