Watch the oil spill live on BP’s website

Want to see oil and debris gushing out of a pipe at the bottom of the sea? Then log on to BP's website, where the company has set up a webcam charting its efforts to control the spill.

The footage is being streamed here but be warned – not all computers seem able to view the show.

Back at sea level, the spill continues to spread and Kevin Costner has won a contract to supply the clean-up operation with centrifuge-based devices that separate oil from water – built and designed using $24m of the actor’s personal fortune.

Sam Bond

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