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"No proven techniques existed for estimating the flow under such conditions," said an FRTG report dated March 11, 2011.
"Ultimately, the impact of the oil on the environment depends primarily on the total volume of oil released," the FRTG report said.
The distinct and significant advantage of the method, the FRTG report stated, is that it captured the full flow, by directly measuring the flow right at the leak source before the fluids could disperse.
A portion of that total was recaptured directly from the well by containment measures and never reached the ocean, according to the FRTG report.