You are Trying to View a Free Article

Daily News You Can't Find Anywhere Else

Tropical Storm Barry Reduces U.S. Gulf of Mexico Oil Production by 70%, an Industrial Info Market Brief

oil_gas_production

Industry Segment: Production | Word Count: 94 Words
Attachment: Barry

Gulf of Mexico oil operators forced the evacuation of more than 280 production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico as a result of Tropical Storm Barry, which made landfall as a hurricane on the Louisiana coast on Saturday, and has since been downgraded to a tropical depression. Oil production in the region fell by 72% and natural gas production dropped by 61% over the weekend. Operators began redeploying personnel on Sunday to perform the necessary inspections and restore oil production.

Industrial Info's Disaster Impact Tracker continues to monitor the situation.

Subscribe Now! All Fields Required...

Standard Membership - Free