The company has said that it could begin siphoning an additional 400,000 gallons a day starting Tuesday by burning it using a specialized boom being installed on a rig.
- President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Gulf Coast Monday and Tuesday.
- BP is under pressure from the federal and state governments to set aside billions of dollars to pay claims related to the spill.
- BP is capturing about 630,000 gallons of oil a day, but hundreds of thousands more are escaping into the Gulf.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.