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I have been wondering if BP could eventually be taken over by someone or perhaps merge with another company. After all, I think it was just a few years after the Exxon-Valdez disaster that Exxon merged with Mobil. And from the looks of this article, Exxon may be coming into the picture again.
BP's shares soared on renewed talk that it could be taken over, despite warnings from officials that the oil giant is still weeks away from plugging its Gulf of Mexico leak.