Internal Documents: BP Estimates Oil Spill Rate up to 100,000 Barrels Per Day

Heavy band of oil from the Deepwater Horizon, seen during an overflight on May 12, 2010. Captions and Photo source: NOAA


An internal BP document released by U.S. Representative Ed Markey (D-Mass.) today revealed that the worst-case scenario spill rate could be 100,000 barrels, or 4.2 million gallons– per day, substantially higher than the numbers originally released to the public…

Read Full Article; By Samuel Avro, in Consumer Energy Report