Dozens of New Oil Rigs Planned for Gulf of Mexico

By John Upton / Grist It’s open season for drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. A five-month moratorium on deep-sea drilling was imposed after the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, but those days are long gone. Now a record-breaking number of rigs are coming to the Gulf to tap gas and oil beneath the sea floor. More than 60 […]

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