Posted by: Bob Payne | April 4, 2011

BP expected to resume drilling in Gulf of Mexico after deal with US regulators

BP plans to restart deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico this summer a year after the fatal Deepwater Horizon rig explosion triggered the worst oil spill in history. US regulators have given the firm approval to start work on 10 wells in the Gulf that were halted by a moratorium on drilling imposed after the spill, according to the Sunday Times. BP declined to comment.

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