Barack Obama on 'top kill' bid to stem oil flow

Help

US President Barack Obama has spoken about BP's current attempt to stem the flow of oil caused by a rig explosion last month, vowing not to rest until the "well is shut".

Speaking during a visit to a solar energy plant in Northern California, Mr Obama confirmed that every resource available would be utilised to "put to a stop to this thing".

Copyright © 2018 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.