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BP's Chief Operating Officer for Exploration and Production, Doug Suttles, says that an earlier report Monday that the flow of oil leaking from the Deepwater Horizon rig had been significantly cut was not correct.

Earlier in the day, another BPspokesman told the Mobile Press-Register on Monday morning that the flow of oil leaking from Deepwater Horizon rig has been significantly cut.

The spokesman, Jeff Childs, said his company had clamped the pipe and is blocking the surge of oil from escaping into the Gulf of Mexico.

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