Oops, BP’s Estimates Might Be Slightly Off

06.21.10 Bucky Turco

4690956186_f20f2b2da0 So about those fluctuating oil spill estimates that BP keeps floating around? According to internal documents released by Congressman Ed Markey, they could be misleading. Appearing on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” he explained the oil company’s inability to either tell the truth or do simple math: “First they said it was only 1000 barrels, then they said it was 5000 barrels – now we’re up to 100,000 barrels.”