Update: Pressure inside the well at 6700 and rising says BP

Ed Note: Since that initial score, the well pressure has not gone above 7000 psi, though the scientists analyzing data say this might not be caused by leaks and could be a result of generalized pressure loss in the well…analysis will continue for the next 24 hours… From the Times Picayune: Pressure inside the blown…

Update: Oil Well is Closed, Integrity Test Begins

From the Times -Picayune: There was no oil flowing into the Gulf of Mexico this afternoon after BP crews managed to shut in the leaking Macondo well. The company is now conducting a “well integrity test” to determine if the well can remain closed until it can be permanently shut with cement next month. The test will last…