BP (BP -0.6%) shares are active amid reports that it's looking for some leniency on its next...

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

BP (BP -0.6%) shares are active amid reports that it's looking for some leniency on its next Gulf of Mexico-related fines. BP is said to be asking for a $3.4B reduction in oil spill pollution fines tied to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon incident; it currently faces potential fines in excess of $20B.