Estimate for oil leak grows again

What federal researchers now say about the amount of oil flowing from the leaking well in the Gulf of Mexico:
NOTE: One barrel equals 42 gallons

In barrels per day

Early estimates
April 28 5,000 April 25 1,000

May 27
Estimate range

Estimate range

June 10
50,000 20,000

Estimate range

June 15
60,000 35,000



Source: Deepwater Horizon Incident Joint Information Center, Reuters

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