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North Sea Oil Well Blowout #251710

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Apr 28, 1977
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(Studio) Problems continue to hamper attempts to cap North Sea oil well. Norway has closed entire oil field. Phillips Petroleum says 1 problem is with piece of equipment which was put on wrong.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(No location given) Report on attempts to cap well; fire boat "Seaway Falcon" stands by. Phillips spokesperson says today's failure is setback. [Roger ARCHANBEAULT - says setback is serious, but doesn't leave situation without recovery.] Effects of slick on sea noted.
REPORTER: Bob McNamara

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
McNamara, Bob
Duration:
00:02:50

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