After a steep drop in oil production in the wake of the 2010 BP spill, the Gulf of Mexico is...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

After a steep drop in oil production in the wake of the 2010 BP spill, the Gulf of Mexico is poised for an energy boom as ExxonMobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) and others invest billions of dollars in a new wave of deepwater projects and learn to adjust to an increased regulatory environment. As for BP itself, its Gulf drilling is approaching pre-Macondo levels.