BP Will Be Back Drilling In The Gulf Of Mexico As Early As July


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BP, the company at the heart of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, will be allowed to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico as soon as July, according to the Financial Times.The company will re-start drilling at 10 wells, but will not allowed to engage in new exploration activities.

After recently being rebuffed in a deal to begin drilling in the Russian Arctic, this is a positive turn for BP.

Just this week, it was alleged shrimpers in the Gulf had dredged up oil from last year’s spill.

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