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“The amount of oil per day could actually rise from 5,000 to 60,000 barrels,’’ said Markey, who held a closed-door meeting with executives from BP and other oil companies and members of the House Energy and Environment subcommittee, which he chairs.
“They indicated to us that they do believe they have a possibility of being successful, but they are not guaranteed,’’ said Markey. “It’s pretty clear that there was not proper preparation for the worst-case scenario.’’
A BP spokesman said he didn’t have any worst-case data and couldn’t comment.