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Gulf oil spill leak now pegged at 95,000 barrels a day

Gulf oil spill leak now pegged at 95,000 barrels a day 19 May 2010 The latest video footage of the leaking Deepwater Horizon oil spill volcano in the Gulf of Mexico show that oil is escaping at the rate of 95,000 barrels - 4 million gallons - a day, nearly 20 times greater than the 5,000 barrel a day estimate lie BP and government scientists have been citing for nearly three weeks, an engineering professor told a congressional hearing Wednesday.