Tuesday, April 05, 2011
Washington has denied reports that it has signed an agreement with BP, allowing the energy giant to resume drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
"There is absolutely no such agreement nor would there be such an agreement with BP to resume drilling,” Reuters quoted US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar as telling reporters during a news conference in Mexico City on Monday.
He added that the company would need to go through the same set of standards to resume drilling that the United States has set for other companies.'
Posted by DotConnector at 08:00