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'Top hat' back in place at runaway BP well after mishap

'Top hat' back in place at runaway BP well after mishap 23 Jun 2010 Workers removed the "top hat" device collecting oil from BP's gushing Deepwater Horizon well Wednesday morning, bringing a halt for much of the day to the primary effort to capture crude escaping into the Gulf of Mexico. The "top hat" was put back in place nearly 10 hours after it was removed, BP announced. BP provided only a scant explanation for the sudden removal of the containment device, which was placed atop the well's dysfunctional blowout preventer on June 3.