According to a new report, BP is asking permission from U.S. regulators to continue its drilling operations in the Gulf of Mexico.
The story by the New York Times, via ABC News, says BP wants to resume drilling at 10 of their already existing deep water production and development wells, a year after one such operation spilled more than 200 million gallons of oil into the Gulf.
BP wants to get back into business in the area in July, while accepting stricter safety and supervisory rules. Two unnamed source familiar with the operation were cited in the report.
Do you think it’s time for BP to get back to drilling, or should they cease operations entirely in the Gulf region?