A pressure gauge on the oil well cap
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Pressure in the BP oil leak cap 'seems a bit low'

BP is continuing to carry out tests to make sure the cap on its leaking Gulf of Mexico oil well is holding.

Engineers are monitoring the pressure inside the deep water well after earlier readings suggested that oil could be escaping elsewhere.

World affairs correspondent Laura Trevelyan reports from New Orleans.

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  • 17 Jul 2010
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