Even as Halliburton (HAL) files suit over the Deepwater Horizon explosion, BP is trying to put...

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

Even as Halliburton (HAL) files suit over the Deepwater Horizon explosion, BP is trying to put the disaster behind it: the oil giant hopes to restart drilling in the Gulf of Mexico by year's end, and plans to apply for new well permits for the region. BP also hopes to boost output within 2 years at a major Indian gas field in which it's acquired a 30% stake.