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BP Casts Blame for Failure of Device

Undocumented changes to the blowout preventer that should have shut down BP PLC's runaway Gulf well slowed efforts to stop the flow of oil, a BP official testified Wednesday.

After spending days trying to use underwater robots to trigger the blowout preventer, a huge stack of valves on the seafloor designed to seal the well in an emergency, workers discovered that it had been modified, Harry Thierens, a BP vice president overseeing the effort, testified at hearings in Houston.

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