A Taiwanese shipping mogul will showcase his 1,100-foot A Whale super-skimmer for BP and the White House this weekend, potentially bolstering a chief weakness in the Gulf oil spill cleanup: skimming capacity.
The next chance for stopping the Gulf oil spill won't come until two relief wells meant to plug the reservoir for good are finished in August.
BP CEO says BP and its oil containment booms had been successful in keeping most of the oil away from the eastern coast.
Efforts to curb the effects of the worst oil spill in US history have hit multiple snags.
Engineers may have to bring in a second saw to finish the cut-and-cap operation.