One day’s oil

How much oil BP says it captured on June 17 after a second system using a burn-off flare went online: 35,00060,000

On June 17
In barrels
NOTE: One barrel equals 42 gallons

25,290
9,270 burned

16,020 captured

Captured/ burned off

Leaked from well

Cumulative totals

Captured since June 3 204,290 barrels

Leaked since oil rig sank on April 22 2.0-3.5 million barrels
Source: BP, Deepwater Horizon Unified Command Graphic: Judy Treible © 2010 MCT

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful